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The key tables on health include data on health expenditure, practising physicians, hospital beds, life expectancy, infant mortality, suicides, cancer, tobacco consumption, and overweight or obesity. Historical data refer to the latest eight time periods.

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17. Suicides

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21 Dec 2011
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Suicides
Deaths per 100 000 population
‌‌
‌2002‌
‌2003‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
Australia
11.1
 
10.2
 
9.8
 
..
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Austria
16.0
 
14.9
 
14.5
 
13.8
 
12.6
 
12.5
 
11.9
 
12.0
 
Belgium
..
 
..
 
16.3
 
16.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Canada
10.6
 
10.7
 
10.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Chile
10.5
 
10.7
 
10.9
 
10.4
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
..
 
..
 
Czech Republic
12.8
 
14.2
 
13.0
 
12.7
 
11.4
 
11.1
 
11.0
 
11.4
 
Denmark
10.8
 
9.7
 
10.4
 
9.5
 
9.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Estonia
24.4
 
22.1
 
21.1
 
17.4
 
15.4
 
15.9
 
15.5
 
16.8
 
Finland
18.8
 
18.3
 
18.4
 
16.5
 
18.0
 
16.6
 
17.3
 
17.3
 
France
15.1
 
15.2
 
15.0
 
14.6
 
14.1
 
13.5
 
13.8
 
..
 
Germany
10.8
 
10.8
 
10.3
 
9.7
 
9.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Greece
2.4
 
2.9
 
2.6
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.5
 
2.6
 
2.8
 
Hungary
23.2
 
22.6
 
22.2
 
21.0
 
19.6
 
19.4
 
19.6
 
19.8
 
Iceland
9.7
 
8.7
 
11.7
 
10.4
 
9.9
 
11.4
 
11.1
 
10.3
 
Ireland
11.0
 
10.8
 
10.9
 
10.4
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
9.1
 
11.3
 
Israel 1
6.0
 
6.6
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
5.5
 
4.5
 
5.0
 
..
 
Italy
5.6
 
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
4.8
 
4.9
 
..
 
..
 
Japan
18.7
 
20.2
 
19.1
 
19.4
 
19.1
 
19.4
 
19.4
 
19.7
 
Korea
18.7
 
23.3
 
24.2
 
24.7
 
21.5
 
..
 
..
 
28.4
 
Luxembourg
17.2
 
10.3
 
12.4
 
9.3
 
11.9
 
14.7
 
7.8
 
..
 
Mexico
4.1
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.4
 
..
 
Netherlands
8.4
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
7.1
 
7.4
 
7.8
 
New Zealand
11.7
 
12.5
 
11.9
 
12.2
 
12.3
 
11.2
 
..
 
..
 
Norway
10.2
 
10.5
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
10.8
 
9.6
 
9.8
 
10.9
 
Poland
13.9
 
13.6
 
14.0
 
13.8
 
13.2
 
12.0
 
12.9
 
..
 
Portugal
9.5
 
8.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
Slovak Republic
11.9
 
12.3
 
11.0
 
10.9
 
..
 
..
 
9.4
 
9.3
 
Slovenia
22.4
 
23.3
 
21.1
 
20.5
 
21.1
 
17.1
 
16.0
 
17.2
 
Spain
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.6
 
6.3
 
5.9
 
5.7
 
6.0
 
..
 
Sweden
11.4
 
10.7
 
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.3
 
10.6
 
11.0
 
..
 
Switzerland
16.3
 
14.1
 
14.0
 
14.1
 
14.0
 
14.3
 
..
 
..
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
6.4
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
5.8
 
6.3
 
6.2
 
United States
10.2
 
10.0
 
10.2
 
10.1
 
10.2
 
10.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
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1.
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Source: OECD Health Data: Health status: OECD Health Statistics (database).
 

This table includes data on suicides for total population. The table is part of the key tables collection on health.

Years covered:
2002-2009

Countries covered

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden