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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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28 June 2012
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Suicides
Deaths per 100 000 population
‌‌
‌2003‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
Australia
10.9
 
10.6
 
10.3
 
10.4
 
10.8
 
10.8
 
10.5
 
10.6
 
Austria
17.4
 
16.7
 
16.2
 
14.7
 
14.5
 
14.1
 
14.1
 
13.9
 
Belgium
..
 
18.4
 
18.6
 
17.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Canada
11.7
 
11.0
 
11.2
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
10.7
 
11.1
 
..
 
Chile
11.6
 
11.8
 
11.2
 
11.7
 
11.8
 
13.1
 
13.3
 
..
 
Czech Republic
16.7
 
15.0
 
14.8
 
13.1
 
12.7
 
12.6
 
13.2
 
13.5
 
Denmark
11.5
 
12.0
 
11.3
 
11.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Estonia
24.9
 
23.9
 
19.8
 
17.4
 
18.3
 
17.3
 
19.3
 
15.8
 
Finland
20.1
 
20.0
 
18.3
 
19.6
 
18.2
 
19.0
 
18.9
 
17.3
 
France
17.8
 
17.5
 
17.1
 
16.5
 
15.8
 
16.1
 
16.2
 
..
 
Germany
12.6
 
12.0
 
11.4
 
10.7
 
10.2
 
10.3
 
10.3
 
10.8
 
Greece
3.3
 
3.0
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
2.8
 
3.1
 
3.2
 
..
 
Hungary
27.1
 
26.5
 
25.2
 
23.4
 
23.3
 
23.4
 
23.3
 
..
 
Iceland
9.8
 
12.5
 
11.5
 
10.8
 
12.0
 
12.4
 
11.8
 
..
 
Ireland
11.5
 
11.5
 
10.8
 
10.6
 
10.4
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.0
 
Israel 1
7.5
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
6.0
 
5.3
 
5.7
 
6.2
 
..
 
Italy
6.4
 
..
 
..
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
..
 
Japan
23.3
 
21.9
 
22.1
 
21.6
 
22.1
 
21.8
 
22.2
 
21.2
 
Korea
28.1
 
29.5
 
29.9
 
26.2
 
28.7
 
29.0
 
33.8
 
33.5
 
Luxembourg
11.1
 
14.3
 
10.7
 
14.1
 
16.8
 
9.2
 
11.3
 
..
 
Mexico
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.7
 
5.0
 
4.8
 
Netherlands
9.2
 
9.1
 
9.4
 
9.1
 
8.0
 
8.4
 
8.9
 
9.2
 
New Zealand
13.3
 
12.4
 
12.7
 
12.7
 
11.9
 
12.4
 
..
 
..
 
Norway
11.1
 
11.8
 
11.6
 
11.5
 
10.5
 
10.6
 
11.9
 
11.2
 
Poland
15.2
 
15.6
 
15.5
 
14.8
 
13.4
 
14.4
 
16.3
 
15.9
 
Portugal
10.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.9
 
9.0
 
8.9
 
9.3
 
Slovak Republic
14.2
 
12.5
 
12.6
 
..
 
..
 
10.7
 
10.8
 
11.3
 
Slovenia
27.1
 
24.0
 
23.6
 
24.6
 
19.9
 
18.6
 
20.0
 
18.6
 
Spain
7.8
 
7.7
 
7.3
 
6.9
 
6.7
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
6.3
 
Sweden
12.0
 
12.4
 
13.1
 
12.7
 
11.9
 
12.2
 
12.9
 
11.7
 
Switzerland
16.6
 
16.6
 
16.6
 
16.5
 
16.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
6.6
 
6.9
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.3
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
United States
11.1
 
11.3
 
11.2
 
11.3
 
11.7
 
12.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
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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.
b)
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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:
2003-2010

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