Table 2

Total number of years of life lost (YLL) and age standardised rate (ASR) of YLL per 100 000 from suicide in 2016, and total percent change in ASR of YLL from suicide 1990 to 2016, for all regions

RegionNo of YLL (95% UI)ASR of YLL (95% UI)Percent change (95% UI)Female to male ASR of YLL ratio
MenWomenTotal
East Asia4 665 000 (4 418 000 to 5 330 000)353.7 (323.4 to 430.8)223.8 (208.7 to 241.1)289.6 (274.4 to 330.3)−68.3 (−70.7 to −61.1)0.6
South East Asia1 864 000 (1 690 000 to 2 231 000)420.1 (369.5 to 516.8)134.9 (121.7 to 152.1)276.1 (250.6 to 329.2)−36.5 (−44.1 to −20.0)0.3
Oceania78 000 (54 000 to 99 000)1013.2 (693.5 to 1409.7)344.8 (206.5 to 547.7)684.6 (472.7 to 858.2)−12.2 (−28.0 to 10.6)0.3
Central Asia528 000 (418 000 to 617 000)946.1 (704.9 to 1133.6)224.0 (196.9 to 253.9)575.1 (457.5 to 671.3)1.8 (−14.2 to 17.2)0.2
Central Europe671 000 (550 000 to 746 000)882.2 (687.8 to 994.6)155.8 (145.1 to 168.4)517.0 (420.4 to 574.9)−23.0 (−34.5 to −14.3)0.2
Eastern Europe2 769 000 (2 000 000 to 3 767 000)2118.2 (1455.2 to 3016.8)346.4 (225.9 to 517.2)1200.3 (869.2 to 1635.9)5.8 (−22.5 to 42.8)0.2
High income Asia Pacific1 480 000 (1 228 000 to 1 708 000)1034.7 (774.0 to 1248.3)447.5 (377.6 to 533.3)742.0 (614.6 to 855.6)16.8 (−22.4 to 39.3)0.4
Australasia141 000 (119 000 to 159 000)729.8 (593.9 to 856.9)225.5 (202.9 to 251.5)477.2 (409.0 to 539.6)−21.4 (−33.5 to −10.1)0.3
Western Europe1 785 000 (1 617 000 to 2 346 000)602.6 (532.4 to 859.4)167.5 (158.5 to 178.1)384.1 (347.2 to 514.0)−32.2 (−39.8 to −21.5)0.3
Southern Latin America340 000 (277 000 to 392 000)838.8 (645.7 to 998.1)188.1 (162.9 to 217.6)510.2 (414.4 to 589.8)−7.1 (−21.1 to 5.5)0.2
High income North America2 062 000 (1 745 000 to 2 270 000)856.4 (696.9 to 973.2)257.6 (245.3 to 268.7)556.4 (473.7 to 613.3)−3.1 (−16.2 to 2.5)0.3
Caribbean174 000 (153 000 to 199 000)598.1 (515.9 to 707.4)160.9 (128.4 to 199.7)375.9 (329.7 to 429.7)−26.8 (−35.0 to −17.6)0.3
Andean Latin America140 000 (115 000 to 159 000)324.8 (243.3 to 385.6)136.6 (116.6 to 157.4)230.0 (190.4 to 262.4)−5.9 (−23.5 to 13.7)0.4
Central Latin America813 000 (657 000 to 988 000)503.8 (382.8 to 630.8)106.2 (98.4 to 117.2)302.4 (245.3 to 365.1)18.8 (−4.3 to 39.0)0.2
Tropical Latin America649 000 (543 000 to 803 000)464.7 (373.9 to 603.1)103.0 (90.4 to 117.1)280.9 (235.1 to 348.2)−6.8 (−18.7 to 12.0)0.2
North Africa and Middle East1 281 000 (1 141 000 to 1 532 000)308.6 (266.7 to 382.3)117.8 (104.4 to 132.3)216.0 (192.0 to 257.1)−2.9 (−16.4 to 15.9)0.4
South Asia12 636 000 (10 923 000 to 13 692 000)782.9 (562.1 to 868.9)626.6 (556.1 to 690.5)704.8 (605.1 to 764.8)−23.0 (−30.9 to −9.7)0.8
Central sub-Saharan Africa275 000 (208 000 to 374 000)532.4 (370.4 to 747.5)180.2 (150.9 to 220.7)351.3 (269.0 to 462.0)−4.1 (−24.1 to 16.1)0.3
Eastern sub-Saharan Africa969 000 (848 000 to 1 111 000)555.7 (464.5 to 665.8)203.8 (172.4 to 236.9)373.5 (330.5 to 425.2)−16.9 (−29.1 to 2.8)0.4
Southern sub-Saharan Africa510000 (442000 to 628000)1056.5 (896.2 to 1341.8)296.1 (250.8 to 344.3)664.1 (579.6 to 809.8)−16.2 (−30.1 to 15.1)0.3
Western sub-Saharan Africa783 000 (644 000 to 1 020 000)397.1 (316.9 to 543.2)182.2 (133.9 to 240.8)288.9 (238.1 to 375.7)4.4 (−10.5 to 22.6)0.5

UI=uncertainty interval