Table 40.2Estimated Global Homicide and Suicide Rates, by Age Group, 2001 (number per 100,000 population)

Homicides Suicides
Age Males Females Males Females
0–4 years2.12.00.00.0
5–14 years1.61.51.41.1
15–29 years23.13.918.913.2
30–44 years20.94.722.913.0
45–59 years16.55.029.015.8
603 years12.65.441.720.8
Total14.33.717.710.7

From: Chapter 40, Interpersonal Violence

Cover of Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries
Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. 2nd edition.
Jamison DT, Breman JG, Measham AR, et al., editors.
Washington (DC): World Bank; 2006.
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