North Korea Suicide Rate 2000-2021

Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population. Crude suicide rate (not age-adjusted).
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2019 was 9.40, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2018 was 9.30, a 5.1% decline from 2017.
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2017 was 9.80, a 5.77% decline from 2016.
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2016 was 10.40, a 0.95% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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North Korea Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 9.40 11.20 7.60%
2018 9.30 11.00 7.60%
2017 9.80 11.60 8.00%
2016 10.40 12.30 8.50%
2015 10.50 12.50 8.60%
2014 10.00 11.60 8.40%
2013 9.90 11.40 8.40%
2012 9.70 11.10 8.30%
2011 9.70 11.10 8.40%
2010 9.50 10.80 8.30%
2009 9.40 10.70 8.20%
2008 9.40 10.60 8.30%
2007 9.00 10.00 8.10%
2006 8.90 10.00 7.90%
2005 8.90 9.90 8.00%
2004 9.00 10.00 8.10%
2003 9.20 10.00 8.30%
2002 9.50 10.40 8.70%
2001 9.50 10.40 8.80%
2000 9.80 10.60 9.00%