November 19 is International Men's Day and in 2019, the theme is "Making a Difference for Men and Boys". The focus of the day is to "promote the need to value men and boys and help people make practical improvements in men and boy’s health and well-being," As this chart shows, suicide
rates among men are significantly higher in most countries around the world.
Of the 25 looked at here, the World Health Organization
estimates Russia to have by far the highest rate among men, at 48.3 cases per 100,000 population in 2016. For women, India has the highest rate, with 14.5 cases. There are some exceptions however. In China, the rate for women is 8.3 while for men it is 7.9.