Estimated suicide rates worldwide by income region 2012

Estimated suicide rates worldwide in 2012, by country income group (per 100,000 population)*

Estimated suicide rates worldwide by income region 2012 This statistic shows estimated age-standardized suicide rates worldwide in 2012, sorted by income group as defined by the World Health Organization for its member states. For that year, the WHO estimated that there were around 11.4 suicides per every 100 thousand population worldwide. More than 80 percent of all suicides globally were conducted in poorer member states.
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Estimated suicide rates worldwide in 2012, by country income group (per 100,000 population)*

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Income group of countriesSuicides per 100,000 population
LMICs in South-East Asia17.7
All high-income member states12.7
LMICs in Europe12
Global11.4
All low- and middle-income (LMIC) member states11.2
LMICs in Africa10
LMICs in Western Pacific7.5
LMICs in Eastern Mediterranean6.4
LMICs in the Americas6.1
Income group of countriesSuicides per 100,000 population
LMICs in South-East Asia17.7
All high-income member states12.7
LMICs in Europe12
Global11.4
All low- and middle-income (LMIC) member states11.2
LMICs in Africa10
LMICs in Western Pacific7.5
LMICs in Eastern Mediterranean6.4
LMICs in the Americas6.1
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This statistic shows estimated age-standardized suicide rates worldwide in 2012, sorted by income group as defined by the World Health Organization for its member states. For that year, the WHO estimated that there were around 11.4 suicides per every 100 thousand population worldwide. More than 80 percent of all suicides globally were conducted in poorer member states.
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