Nov 24, 2017

Sri Lanka tops the list in suicides

Sri Lanka has once again topped the list according to the world suicide index. According to the World Health Organisation reports Sri Lanka’s suicide rate is 34.6 for every 100,000.  

Among those committing suicides, the number of males is higher. The records indicate that around 59 out of 100,000 males commit suicide in Sri Lanka. However the percentage of suicides among women is 13.3 out of 100,000.

According to WHO date, Guyana is second on the list with Mongolia ranking third.