World Suicide Rates
Data CreatorPope, Addy
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh
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CitationPope, Addy. (2017). World Suicide Rates, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/1803.
DescriptionThis dataset shows the suicide rates for just over 100 countries. The data is compiled from the the World Health Organization from 2008 in which a country's rank is determined by its total rate deaths officially recorded as suicides. Rates are expressed as per 100,000 of population. Note - year is not consistant for all entries, please refer to the year column to determine what year the data represents. Data sourced from WHO website - Mental health. World Health Organization. 2009. http://www.who.int/mental_health/prevention/suicide/country_reports/en/index.html. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2011-01-31 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-21.
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