Table 2:

Average suicide rate* by method, sex and age (yr)

YearAllFirearmPoisoningSuffocation
BoysGirlsBoysGirlsBoysGirlsBoysGirls
10–1415–1910–1415–1910–1415–1910–1415–1910–1415–1910–1415–1910–1415–1910–1415–19
19822.220.70.63.50.710.90.10.90.12.50.21.31.36.00.20.7
19832.120.50.53.40.710.60.11.00.12.40.11.31.36.10.20.7
19842.020.30.53.60.610.00.10.90.12.80.11.31.36.10.20.8
19852.120.10.53.80.69.90.11.00.12.70.11.31.46.20.31.1
19862.219.90.53.70.69.30.20.90.12.60.01.31.46.60.31.0
19872.120.10.63.70.69.40.20.90.12.70.11.21.46.60.31.2
19882.320.20.63.90.89.50.10.90.12.60.11.31.46.80.31.3
19892.320.70.73.80.99.60.10.70.12.30.11.41.37.40.41.4
19902.320.70.74.00.99.50.10.70.12.10.11.41.27.60.51.6
19912.320.31.04.30.99.40.20.70.02.00.11.41.37.60.61.8
19922.620.01.14.70.99.00.30.70.01.70.11.41.58.00.72.2
19932.620.61.44.80.78.40.30.70.01.70.11.11.68.81.02.4
19942.819.91.44.80.67.50.30.70.11.70.11.11.98.91.02.6
19953.020.01.54.90.86.70.30.60.11.70.10.82.19.61.13.0
19963.119.81.45.20.85.90.20.60.11.70.10.82.110.01.13.4
19972.919.51.35.20.85.30.10.60.11.60.10.61.910.61.13.5
19983.018.51.25.20.84.70.10.60.11.60.00.61.910.51.03.7
19992.617.71.35.40.84.20.10.60.11.50.10.61.710.41.13.9
20002.216.51.45.30.63.90.10.40.11.40.00.61.49.71.23.8
20012.015.81.25.10.43.40.00.40.01.20.00.51.49.71.13.7
20021.814.91.35.10.32.90.00.30.01.20.10.61.49.51.13.6
20031.614.31.45.30.22.70.00.20.00.90.10.61.39.31.33.9
20041.613.41.55.00.22.60.00.20.00.80.10.51.38.81.43.9
20051.612.71.55.00.22.30.00.20.00.80.10.51.38.51.43.9
20061.512.21.55.20.22.20.00.10.00.70.10.61.38.21.44.1
  • * Five-point central moving average (standardized rate per 100 000).