Top 10 Countries that have highest Suicide Rate

This life is a gift of god and no one is allowed to spoil it because the creator is the destroyer and whosoever commit it is called a crime, thus suicide is called a crime. Getting over spirituality suicide is a serious crime that is increasing day by day and is reported that in every 40 sec there is one suicide in the world. It not only affecting the position of the country but spots the light on various other crimes and causes by which this results. Alcohol, harassment and various other problems are reported to the cause. Below given is the list of top ten countries having highest suicide rates according to data from world health organization. the rate i determined by the total number of suicides to the total number of population.

10. Finland

The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 24.3. Finland has overtaken many countries like Japan and china in making a record of suicide cases. The most common causes of death both for men and women are blamed to the use of alcohol. According to the recent survey Finland is no longer a suicide capital there is a decline in suicide rates since 2007 though it is still in the list.


9. Kazakhstan

The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 28.7. It is a 70% Islamic nation. It got its independence in 1991 from Soviet Union. Kazakhstan is also known as an authoritarian regime.  The economic progress was severely fallen by the global recession in the late 2000s, and religious freedom has been removed from non-Muslims by the Kazakh government. It is reported that most of the suicides in the country are committed by young ones. Rising public concern over the incidence of suicide among young people in Kazakhstan has forced the government to look into the matter.


8. Ukraine

The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 29.4. It is reported that large number of suicides are likely to occur in Ukrainian rural areas than in urban areas. A reason for suicides is high level of alcohol drinking. This problem must be sort out with a well planned game, the school going children should be guided by psychiatrist. Another problem faced is that neither the teenagers disclose their thoughts to parents and teachers nor teachers are bothered about their students. As a result, teenagers faced their peers. Thus there is a need to teach schoolchildren the principles of proper behavior and to shoo away their fears in disclosing their secrets or problems with an authority.


7. Slovenia

The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 30.9 in Slovenia. It is observed that the communist countries don’t let their citizens happy.  Slovenia was combined by the Axis powers in World War II, and got an achievement becoming a founding member of Yugoslavia after the war. When the country became independent and democratic in 1992, things changed with improvements.  The suicide rates declined and the economy grow up. The struggling economy is likely the main reason why Slovenia is still in the top ten.


6. Hungary

The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 32.1. After a long period ban as a Communist country, Hungary became a parliamentary republic in 1989. Today, the country has become a popular tourist spot and destination, and has become a high-income economy. Though Hungary is in top ten list yet the country’s suicide rates have actually nearly halved since the fall of communism.   It faced a Fascist regime until 1989, and after that, conditions have improved.  Now, Hungary is considered as one of the economic powers, and is one of the famous tourist places in the world.


5. Estonia

The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 33.2 just below Russia. Migration has been concluded as the most affecting risk factor for suicides. Immigrants are most likely to commit suicides than the ones who already existed there. During the time period of Estonian independence, the suicide rate was 16.7 per 100,000 which is a far less than today’s ratings. The effects of sociopolitical changes and alcohol sale limitation on suicide rates are taken into account. After Estonian independence in 1991, they adapt new conditions like study Estonian as an official language, and apply for citizenship. The loss in privileged position may have caused stress leading to suicidal behaviors. Suicide rates are higher for Estonians in Estonia than for Russians in Russia.


4. Latvia

Latvia is called the “Land of Single Mothers and Suicidal Men”. The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 34.3. It is a small Baltic country that has got its independence before 20 years, Latvia is known for one of the highest male suicide rates in the world, most likely on the planet earth. Before independence, Latvia was ruled by the USSR, the Bolshevik monstrosity and it is noticed that women are in shape more than men. Thus there is a great need to make understand men and educate them to live better life and not to spoil it.


3. Belarus

The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 35.0, according to the survey. Belarus got its independence from the Soviet Union in 1990 but still it can be seen that the Soviet-era policies are continued to be in process. In Belarus, men are about 6 times more to commit suicide than women. The suicide rate for men is 63.3 per 100,000 people, whereas it’s only 10.3 per 100,000 for women. it is believed that alcohol is the major cause of increasing suicide rates in Belarus thus there is a need to ban on alcohol companies and factories.

2.  Russia

Russia is next in the list. The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 37.4, according to the recent survey. Most of the suicides are committed by the teenagers. Psychiatrists and health experts give the reason for this miss happening it is simply because of alcohol abuse, domestic violence and rigid parenting. Parents in Russia avoid questioning by their children. Social conformity is enforced strictly outside the big cities, especially. In such a large country isolation is observed to be the huge problem. There’s rarely anyone to turn for help; even if there were, families avoid sharing their problems to the outsiders. All these reasons results in increased death rates in Russia. Teenagers there believed that death is best option to get rid of their problems.


1. Lithuania

It’s sad for the Lithuania people to know that their country tops the list of maximum suicide rates in the world. And it’s getting bad day by day. The annual suicide rate per 100,000 is 42.0 which are shocking. The country got its independence from the Soviet Union in 1990. Though it struggled in the transition of communism to capitalism yet the suicide rates are increasing day by day and have almost doubled in the last 10 years. Actually, Economy is not the problem; people say that government is not doing well enough in this regard. Whenever a patient is admitted to the hospital released that same night without any reasoning or police records. It seems that Lithuania’s problem is that they are just ignoring the suicide cases because the approach isn’t working.

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