Top 10 countries with the highest suicide rate

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Mindy McCready, a country star from Arkansas, was found dead on her porch in an apparent suicide. It wasn’t the first suicide attempt for the troubled star. Suicide is often committed out of despair; many factors contribute to the final act, such as alcoholism, drug abuse, several mental disorders, financial or relational problems. Out of every 100,000 people in the United States, 12 commit suicide.


This is definitely not the highest suicide rate. What are the countries with the highest suicide rate? Find out in the next top 10 countries with the highest suicide rate.

Top 10 countries with the highest suicide rate

  1. Russia – 21.4 / 100,000
  2. Sri Lanka – 21.6 / 100,000
  3. Hungary – 21.7 / 100,000
  4. Japan – 21.9 / 100,000
  5. China – 22.2 / 100,000
  6. Belarus – 25.3 / 100,000
  7. Kazakhstan – 25.6 / 100,000
  8. Guyana – 26.4 / 100,000
  9. South Korea – 31.7 / 100,000
  10. Lithuania – 54.6 / 100,000

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