Suicide mortality rate (per 100,000 population) - Country Ranking - Africa

Definition: Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population. Crude suicide rate (not age-adjusted).

Source: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository (http://apps.who.int/ghodata/).

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Lesotho 21.20 2016
2 Equatorial Guinea 16.40 2016
3 Côte d'Ivoire 14.50 2016
4 Eswatini 13.30 2016
5 Cameroon 12.20 2016
6 South Africa 11.60 2016
7 Cabo Verde 11.30 2016
8 Zimbabwe 10.70 2016
9 Uganda 9.90 2016
9 Benin 9.90 2016
11 Sierra Leone 9.70 2016
12 Togo 9.60 2016
13 Nigeria 9.50 2016
14 Seychelles 9.30 2016
14 Botswana 9.30 2016
16 Burundi 9.10 2016
17 Chad 8.80 2016
18 Namibia 8.70 2016
19 Sudan 8.10 2016
20 Eritrea 7.90 2016
21 Mauritius 7.80 2016
22 Burkina Faso 7.70 2016
22 Central African Republic 7.70 2016
24 Ethiopia 7.20 2016
25 Gabon 7.10 2016
26 Comoros 6.80 2016
26 Liberia 6.80 2016
28 Djibouti 6.70 2016
28 Rwanda 6.70 2016
30 Guinea 6.30 2016
31 Zambia 6.10 2016
32 Senegal 6.00 2016
33 Congo 5.90 2016
34 Dem. Rep. Congo 5.70 2016
35 Ghana 5.40 2016
35 Tanzania 5.40 2016
37 Libya 5.20 2016
38 The Gambia 5.10 2016
39 Mozambique 4.90 2016
40 Mali 4.80 2016
41 Somalia 4.70 2016
41 Angola 4.70 2016
43 Niger 4.60 2016
44 Mauritania 4.40 2016
45 Egypt 4.00 2016
45 Guinea-Bissau 4.00 2016
47 Madagascar 3.90 2016
48 Malawi 3.70 2016
49 Tunisia 3.40 2016
50 Kenya 3.20 2016
50 Algeria 3.20 2016
52 Morocco 2.90 2016
53 São Tomé and Principe 2.30 2016

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual