Assumed male suicide rate vs. reality in select countries worldwide as of 2017

Difference between the actual percentage of deaths among men aged 15 to 24 that were suicide and what respondents believed as of 2017

Assumed male suicide rate vs. reality in select countries worldwide as of 2017 This statistic is based on a survey by Ipsos MORI and shows the difference between the actual percentage of deaths among men and boys aged 15 to 24 years that were suicide and what survey respondents guessed in select countries worldwide as of 2017. It was found that respondents in the U.S. on average guessed that 24 out of every 100 deaths among men aged 15 to 24 years were suicide, when in reality the number was 19.3 out of every 100.
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Difference between the actual percentage of deaths among men aged 15 to 24 that were suicide and what respondents believed as of 2017

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Average guessActual rates
Japan 27%47.1%
New Zealand 29%41.5%
Hong Kong14%38.4%
Australia 30%35.3%
South Korea 13%34.1%
Denmark 15%30.1%
Great Britain 25%28.4%
Poland 15%28.2%
Netherlands 16%27.6%
Belgium 21%27.3%
Singapore 18%27%
Canada 26%26.5%
Norway 21%26%
Hungary 12%23.7%
Germany 18%23.1%
Sweden 25%21.7%
Chile 22%20.7%
USA 24%19.3%
Russia 15%18.8%
France 24%16.9%
Spain 16%15.9%
Argentina 19%15.3%
Italy 20%13.6%
Serbia 12%13%
Israel 16%11.1%
Montenegro 12%8.8%
Mexico 26%8.5%
Turkey 20%6.6%
Colombia 24%5.5%
Peru 22%4.3%
Philippines 22%4.3%
Brazil 29%3.3%
South Africa 27%1.1%
Average guessActual rates
Japan 27%47.1%
New Zealand 29%41.5%
Hong Kong14%38.4%
Australia 30%35.3%
South Korea 13%34.1%
Denmark 15%30.1%
Great Britain 25%28.4%
Poland 15%28.2%
Netherlands 16%27.6%
Belgium 21%27.3%
Singapore 18%27%
Canada 26%26.5%
Norway 21%26%
Hungary 12%23.7%
Germany 18%23.1%
Sweden 25%21.7%
Chile 22%20.7%
USA 24%19.3%
Russia 15%18.8%
France 24%16.9%
Spain 16%15.9%
Argentina 19%15.3%
Italy 20%13.6%
Serbia 12%13%
Israel 16%11.1%
Montenegro 12%8.8%
Mexico 26%8.5%
Turkey 20%6.6%
Colombia 24%5.5%
Peru 22%4.3%
Philippines 22%4.3%
Brazil 29%3.3%
South Africa 27%1.1%
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This statistic is based on a survey by Ipsos MORI and shows the difference between the actual percentage of deaths among men and boys aged 15 to 24 years that were suicide and what survey respondents guessed in select countries worldwide as of 2017. It was found that respondents in the U.S. on average guessed that 24 out of every 100 deaths among men aged 15 to 24 years were suicide, when in reality the number was 19.3 out of every 100.
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