Table 1 Changes in suicide mortality between 1990 and 2010 in European countries and United States of America (USA) ranked according to overall decline in mortality.

From: Disparities in suicide mortality trends between United States of America and 25 European countries: retrospective analysis of WHO mortality database

Countries ASDR per 100 000 -all ages—both sexes All ages, both sexes Females Males 15–24 25–34 35–54 55–74 75+ Quality of data on cause of death
1990 2010 Annual Overall Overall rate
Estonia 2.0 13.5 −2.3 −46.0 −39.8 −64.3 −40.5 −56.6 −57.1 −37.0 −26.8 High
Hungary 33.5 18.7 −2.2 −44.2 −40.0 −55.6 −54.0 −51.2 −41.6 −24.8 −47.5 High
Finland 27.5 15.9 −2.1 −42.2 −46.1 −30.3 −33.8 −47.7 −47.6 −10.9 −22.7 High
Austria 19.5 11.4 −2.1 −41.5 −39.1 −51.5 −42.0 −58.0 −24.8 −23.5 −23.9 Medium
Slovenia 24.4 15.1 −1.9 −38.1 −36.3 −51.5 −27.8 −50.7 −33.0 −11.8 0.0 High
Croatia 19.8 12.7 −1.8 −35.9 −33.5 −45.1 −19.7 −60.5 −32.6 −32.7 −7.1 Medium
Bulgaria 12.3 7.9 −1.8 −35.8 −28.4 −49.3 −62.9 −50.0 −21.0 −36.0 −27.6 Medium
Germany 13.7 8.8 −1.8 −35.8 −33.7 −44.6 −41.1 −52.5 −23.0 −16.1 −30.7 Medium
Czech Republic 16.7 11.4 −1.6 −31.7 −26.3 −55.4 −14.3 −15.3 −22.3 −17.7 −52.6 Medium
Latvia 23.4 16.0 −1.6 −31.6 −26.7 −57.8 −24.0 −53.1 −34.6 −21.6 −54.5 High
Sweden 14.3 10.1 −1.5 −29.4 −27.1 −37.9 0.0 −37.7 −23.4 −13.4 −34.8 Medium
Norway 14.0 10.1 −1.4 −27.9 −32.7 −15.7 −23.4 −22.5 −9.5 −17.8 −16.3 Medium
Armenia 3.0 2.3 −1.2 −23.3 −18.6 −33.3 −23.1 −45.0 −50.0 17.6 166.7 Low
France 16.8 13.1 −1.1 −22.0 −21.3 −27.0 −36.5 −42.4 10.4 −4.8 −13.5 Medium
Italy 6.0 4.8 −1.0 −20.0 −15.1 −35.5 −52.1 −26.4 24.2 −13.5 −15.9 Medium
Spain 6.2 5.0 −1.0 −19.4 −17.3 −29.0 −58.5 −20.2 92.0 −13.6 5.0 Medium
United Kingdom 7.3 6.0 −0.9 −17.8 −18.3 −15.6 −26.6 −31.5 14.8 −12.5 −24.4 High
Greece 2.9 2.6 −0.5 −10.3 −2.1 −53.8 −60.4 3.5 52.7 3.2 10.9 Low
Netherlands 8.4 8.0 −0.2 −4.8 3.6 −23.3 −11.5 −42.7 39.1 43.9 −26.9 Medium
Portugal 7.4 7.1 −0.2 −4.1 −3.4 −5.7 −55.2 −36.1 60.2 25.8 81.1 Low
USA 11.4 11.0 −0.2 −3.5 −7.8 2.2 −5.5 −12.4 62.9 41.5 −4.6 High
Belgium 15.7 15.3 −0.1 −2.5 −−1.7 −11.8 −11.0 −20.4 42.3 −2.4 −18.8 Medium
Ireland 10.0 10.4 0.2 4.0 12.0 −16.0 39.3 32.4 78.9 16.7 18.2 High
Poland 12.7 13.7 0.4 7.9 13.8 −21.4 16.4 −15.3 29.5 65.7 60.6 Low
Lithuania 24.3 27.6 0.7 13.6 14.8 2.4 72.6 −29.2 2.4 8.0 45.2 High
Romania 8.4 10.6 1.3 26.2 43.0 −21.4 −12.6 12.0 47.5 44.7 32.3 High
Summary statistics
 Median 13.85 10.80 −1.1 −22.7 −20.0 −31.8 −25.3 −36.9 −3.6 −12.2 −16.1  
 Min 2.90 2.30 −2.3 −46.0 −46.1 −64.3 −62.9 −60.5 −57.1 −37.0 −54.5  
 Max 33.50 27.60 1.3 26.2 43.0 2.4 72.6 32.4 92.0 65.7 166.7  
  1. ASDR Age−standardized Death Rate.