Suicide

In Ireland, national suicide statistics are provided by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). These annual figures are usually published with a delay of approximately two years or longer.

For further information on suicide data, please visit the CSO (Central Statistics Office).

For information on suicide rates in Northern Ireland, please visit NISRA (the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency) .

*Please note that data for 2016 are based on provisional figures and are subject to change

YearTotalMaleFemale
No.Rate per 100,000No.Rate per 100,000No.Rate per 100,000
200151913.542922.4904.7
200247812.238719.9914.6
200349712.538619.51115.5
200449312.240620.2874.3
200548111.638218.5994.8
200646010.937917.9813.8
200745810.636216.7964.4
200850611.438617.51205.4
200955212.4443201094.9
201049511.140517.9903.9
201155412.145820.2964.2
201254111.844519.6964.1
201348710.639117.2964.1
201448610.539917.5873.7
20154259.233514.6903.8
20163998.531813.8813.4
  
OrderArea of ResidenceRate (per 100,000)
1Limerick City23.7
2Roscommon17.3
3Cavan17.2
4Carlow16.3
5Clare15.7
6Waterford County15.1
7North Tipperary14.5
8Galway County14.4
9Galway City14.1
10Monaghan14.0
11Kerry.13.3
12South Tipperary12.9
13Wexford12.7
14Kilkenny11.7
15Kildare11.6
16Cork City11.3
17Mayo11.1
18Longford10.8
19Cork County10.6
20South Dublin10.6
21Donegal10.4
22Limerick County9.7
23Leitrim9.6
24Meath9.1
25Westmeath9.1
26Offaly8.9
27Wicklow8.8
28Louth8.3
29Sligo7.4
30Dublin City6.7
31Laois6.0
32Fingal4.9
33Dun Lgh. Rdown4.8
34Waterford City2.1
Suicide rate per 100,000 for males and females, 2013 Capture Suicide rate per 100,000 for males and females aged 15 - 19 years, 2013 Capture Source - Eurostat

Suicide in Cork City and County

The Suicide Support and Information System (SSIS) collected data regarding the number of cases of suicide in Cork City and County from September 2008 – June 2012.

The Second Report of the Suicide Support and Information System (SSIS) 2013, is available to view here.

Key results, from the Second Report of the SSIS can be seen below.