Suicide in Zambia

Suicide in Zambia
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 1,038 (0.90%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 10.88
  • Cause of death world rank: 77.
  • Suicide, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 1,038 deaths in Zambia. That’s about 1 of every 111 deaths in Zambia.
  • About 3 people die of Suicide each day, an average of 1 death every 9 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 15,972,000 68
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 73
Population 0-14 46.0% 6
Population 15-64 51.7% 189
Population 65 + 2.3% 189

Suicide


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 34.64
2 Guyana Guyana 30.33
3 Mongolia Mongolia 28.40
4 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 27.74
5 Suriname Suriname 27.03
6 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 26.68
7 Lithuania Lithuania 26.56
8 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 26.38
9 Angola Angola 25.93
10 South Korea South Korea 24.21
11 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 21.71
12 Bolivia Bolivia 20.48
13 Central Africa Central Africa 19.64
14 Belarus Belarus 19.44
15 Poland Poland 18.46
16 Russia Russia 18.35
17 Latvia Latvia 17.74
18 Swaziland Swaziland 17.73
19 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 17.54
20 Cameroon Cameroon 17.33
21 Ukraine Ukraine 16.83
22 Belgium Belgium 16.49
23 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 16.06
24 India India 16.05
25 Hungary Hungary 16.05
26 Japan Japan 15.53
Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.