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Death rate for intentional self-harm (suicide) in Canada 2000-2018

Over time the death rate from intentional self-harm (suicide) in Canada has remained relatively stable. In 2000, the death rate from suicide was 11.7 per 100,000 population. However, the rate had slightly decreased by 2018 to 10.3 deaths per 100,000. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors are always considered a psychiatric emergency that requires immediate assistance from a health care provider.

Suicide Globally

The statistics on suicide vary drastically by country. As of 2016, the countries with the highest rates of suicide included Lithuania, Russia and Guyana. Suicide statistics also vary by gender. As an example, the suicide rate among men in Lithuania in 2015 was over 5 times greater than the suicide rate among Lithuanian women.

Suicide in North America

Suicide rates in North America also differ drastically by age and gender. In Canada the rate of deaths due to suicide is highest among those aged 50 to 54 years. Much like in Canada, the United States shows higher rates of suicides in that age group, with those aged 45 to 64 years with the highest rates of suicide. In North America, as well as globally, the death rate from suicide is higher among males. In the United States, the death rate from suicide among males is about 3.5 times greater than the death rate from suicide among women.

Death rate for intentional self-harm (suicide) in Canada from 2000 to 2018

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Release date

May 2020

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2000 to 2018

Special properties

age-standardized

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