Which Country Has the Most Deaths by Suicide?

Deaths Caused by Suicides, 2011 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2011, USA ranked the highest in deaths caused by suicides with 39,031 followed by Japan and South Korea. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 37.0, Luxembourg with 53.6 and Estonia with 198.

Data for more countries are available at Deaths Caused by Suicides indicator page.

Deaths Caused by Suicides Unit 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Australia 2,114 2,170 2,295 2,338 2,314
Canada 3,612 3,392 3,464 3,571 3,747 ... ...
Chile 1,830 1,931 1,967 2,205 2,260 ... ...
France 10,507 10,204 9,829 10,071 10,188 ... ...
Germany 9,557 8,960 8,525 8,588 8,568
Hungary 2,621 2,461 2,450 2,477 2,461
Italy ... ... 3,301 3,384 3,470 3,551 ...
Japan 28,062 27,461 28,122 27,756 28,272
Mexico 5,094 5,045 5,109 5,403 5,821 ...
Netherlands 1,532 1,490 1,315 1,386 1,474
Poland ... ... 5,922 5,653 5,117 5,499 6,226
South Korea 14,063 12,390 13,653 13,882 16,280
Spain 3,167 3,039 2,992 3,167 3,157
USA 33,395 34,007 35,543 36,799 37,449 ...
United Kingdom ... 4,040 4,062 3,841 4,232 4,196 ...