Indicators

Youth suicide

Data Tables

The following data tables include the data used to produce this indicator:

Index of Tables
1 Youth suicide rates per 100,000 15-24 year-olds, by gender (1996 to 2010)
2Youth suicide rates per 100,000 15-24 year-olds, by ethnic group (1996 to 2010)
3Average youth suicide rates per 100,000 15-24 year-olds, by District Health Board region & gender (2006 to 2010)



Table 1: Youth suicide rates per 100,000 15-24 year-olds, by gender (1996 to 2010)
YearFemaleMaleBoth Genders
199614.339.126.7
199710.841.126.2
199813.338.526.1
199914.230.622.6
20005.829.918.1
20018.732.220.6
200211.023.217.2
200311.022.516.9
200410.527.719.3
20058.227.618.1
20068.031.119.7
20077.622.515.2
200812.526.419.5
20096.829.018.1
2010*11.323.817.7
Notes:
  1. *Provisional as at September 2013.
  2. Source: Suicide Facts: Deaths and intentional self-harm hospitalisations 2010 (Ministry of Health).



Table 2: Youth suicide rates per 100,000 15-24 year-olds, by ethnic group (1996 to 2010)
YearMāoriNon-MāoriAll ethnic groups
199638.424.126.7
199733.924.326.2
199840.322.626.1
199930.620.522.6
200025.716.218.1
200126.119.120.6
200231.213.917.2
200328.614.216.9
200436.915.119.3
200534.014.318.1
200631.816.819.7
200728.112.115.2
200829.317.219.5
200928.715.618.1
2010*35.313.417.7
Notes:
  1. *Provisional as at September 2013.
  2. Source: Suicide Facts: Deaths and international self-harm hospitalisations 2010 (Ministry of Health).




Table 3: Average youth suicide rates per 100,000 15-24 year-olds, by District Health Board region and gender (2006 to 2010)
District Health Board Region1
Average Youth Suicide Rate2 per 100,000
Female
Male
Total
Northland15.330.223.0
Waitemata5.518.812.3
Auckland7.322.714.9
Counties Manukau7.126.116.7
Waikato11.621.016.4
Lakes3.035.019.3
Bay of Plenty14.740.427.8
Tairawhiti31.774.353.3
Hawkes Bay10.538.124.6
Taranaki6.030.118.5
Midcentral9.535.422.6
Whanganui24.631.728.3
Capital & Coast13.913.813.8
Hutt Valley6.219.713.1
Wairarapa18.317.117.7
Nelson Marlborough10.728.520.2
West Coast0.00.00.0
Canterbury8.724.917.1
South Canterbury6.772.341.2
Otago7.024.915.8
Southland8.957.834.3
Total Deaths9.326.618.1
Notes:
  1. The District Health Board region containing the usual residential address of the person who committed suicide.
  2. Average annual youth suicide rate based on years between 2006 and 2010.
  3. Source: Ministry of Health.

 

 

 

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