Suicide attempts in Stockholm County

This page reports the occurrence of suicide attempts (self-harm injuries with determined intent and injuries with undetermined intent) in Stockholm County.

Suicide attempts are defined by the international classification manual ICD 10 (as well as older editions of the manual). Suicide attempts or self-harm injuries with determined intent correspond to diagnoses X60-X84 and injuries with undetermined intent correspond to diagnoses Y10-Y34. It should be noted that suicide attempts in this sense include injuries both with and without suicidal intent, regardless of whether the diagnose is certain or uncertain.

Number of suicide attempts

Number of suicide attempts (injuries with determined and undetermined intent) in different age groups in Stockholm County, 2020

Number of suicide attempts
0-14 yrs 15-24 yrs 25-44 yrs 45-64 yrs 65+yrs Total, all ages Total, all ages (%)
Men 9 90 187 156 98 540 38%
Women 33 249 277 191 121 871 62%
Both sexes 42 339 464 347 219 1411 100%
Both sexes previous year (2019) 35 327 512 370 227 1471 100%

14% of the total number of suicide attempts 2020 consisted of events of undetermined intent.

Number of suicide attempts (injuries with determined and undetermined intent) in different age groups in Stockholm County, 2019

Number of suicide attempts in different age groups
 0-14 yrs 15-24 yrs 25-44 yrs 45-64 yrs 65+ yrs Total, all ages Total, all ages (%)
Men 7 81 195 159 104 546 37%
Women 28 246 317 211 123 925 63%
Both sexes 35 327 512 370 227 1471 100%
Both sexes previous year (2018) 50 343 535 357 226 1511 100%

12% of the total number of suicide attempts 2019 consisted of events of undetermined intent.

Suicide attempt rates over time

Suicide attempt rates (injuries with determined and undetermined intent)among both men and women in Stockholm County, by age group, 1987-2020. Number of patients per 100,000 inhabitants. Inpatient care only.

Suicide attempt rates over time
 15-24 yrs 25-44 yrs 45-64 yrs 65+ yrs Total, 15+ yrs
1987 170,5 182,1 123,9 88,1 147,8
1988 167,3 159,1 109,9 88,6 134,7
1989 157,4 160,2 111,8 84,1 132,8
1990 160 140,5 102,4 84,2 122,9
1991 157,9 142,4 102,7 84,5 123,2
1992 173,6 147,1 90,4 81,2 123,1
1993 177,4 144,1 104,9 97,6 129,3
1994 188,3 145,8 99 90,8 128,6
1995 179,8 157,9 108,9 93,1 134,9
1996 198,9 150,4 113,9 90,6 135,7
1997 159,9 109,6 84,6 73,4 102,7
1998 152,2 103,1 78,1 56,7 94,1
1999 165,4 99,6 76,5 54,9 93,7
2000 173,6 100,9 80,2 64,2 98,1
2001 182,3 117,3 100,9 69 112,8
2002 177,8 110,3 83,6 67,1 103,8
2003 178,4 114,8 84,3 59 104,6
2004 182,2 103,9 92,3 70,9 105,5
2005 191,2 115,7 85,8 72,5 109,7
2006 201 115,4 91,9 62,9 111,5
2007 218,9 117,5 91,6 69,3 116,3
2008 223,3 119,2 96,5 70 119,4
2009 200,8 124 98,8 61 116,8
2010 194,4 109,3 97,9 63,8 110,6
2011 191,8 104,4 93 57,3 105,5
2012 194,6 103,9 85,5 61,7 104,1
2013 209,1 95 95,2 59,1 104,8
2014 166,9 90,1 84,4 53,9 92,4
2015 153,8 86,9 67,4 65,6 86,3
2016 154,1 81,2 73,2 59,7 84,6
2017 144,7 77,5 65,9 58,8 79,4
2018 134 75,7 62,5 60,7 76,7
2019 127,1 71,5 63,5 59,8 74,1
2020 131,5 64,5 58,7 57,0 70,1
Five-year moving average suicide attempt rates (self-harm injuries with determined intent and injuries with undetermined intent). Stockholm County (1987-2020). Inpatient care only.
Five-year moving average suicide attempt rates (self-harm injuries with determined intent and injuries with undetermined intent). Stockholm County (1987-2020). Inpatient care only. Photo: Bianca Blazevska

Men

Suicide attempt rates (injuries with determined and undetermined intent) among men in Stockholm County, by age group, 2001-2020. Number of patients per 100,000 men. Inpatient care only.

Men
 15-24 yrs 25-44 yrs 45-64 yrs 65+ yrs Total, 15+ yrs
2001 87,9 87,5 83,5 60,1 82,4
2002 86 82,4 72,3 67,1 77,5
2003 69,8 83 68 57 72,6
2004 84,1 73,6 71,1 71,6 74,0
2005 99,1 86,6 75 75,8 83,1
2006 103,8 75,4 74,9 54,7 76,4
2007 114,4 79,6 77,9 62,2 81,9
2008 118 91,7 88,3 69,5 91,3
2009 95,6 96,2 86,2 61,7 87,6
2010 103,6 84,4 82 55,4 82,0
2011 107,6 83 79,6 49,6 80,3
2012 106,6 84,3 73,4 56,1 79,7
2013 110,9 82,1 81,2 60,3 82,5
2014 81,5 63,5 70,5 37,2 63,7
2015 89 70 54,7 61,7 66,6
2016 70,2 61,3 56 58,5 60,5
2017 74,8 57,8 50,3 51,6 56,8
2018 67,4 55,7 52,1 63 57,5
2019 60,8 53,5 54,2 60,5 55,9
2020 67,6 51,1 52,4 56,2 54,7
Five-year moving average suicide attempt rates (self-harm injuries with determined intent and injuries with undetermined intent). Men, Stockholm County (2001-2020). Inpatient care only.
Five-year moving average suicide attempt rates (self-harm injuries with determined intent and injuries with undetermined intent). Men, Stockholm County (2001-2020). Inpatient care only. Photo: Bianca Blazevska

Women

Suicide attempt rates (injuries with determined and undetermined intent) among women in Stockholm County, by age group, 2001-2020. Number of patients per 100,000 women. Inpatient care only.

Women
 15-24 yrs 25-44 yrs 45-64 yrs 65+ yrs Total, 15+ yrs
2001 276,9 147,4 118,2 75,1 141,4
2002 270,2 138,5 95 66,9 128,6
2003 288,3 146,9 100,7 60,3 134,7
2004 281,8 134,4 113,4 70,4 135,3
2005 284,9 144,9 96,5 70,1 134,9
2006 300,3 155,8 108,8 68,8 144,9
2007 325,8 156 105,3 74,6 149,3
2008 331,2 147,2 104,7 70,4 146,2
2009 308,9 152,1 111,4 60,5 144,9
2010 287,7 134,6 113,8 70,4 138,1
2011 278,5 126,3 106,7 63,4 129,9
2012 284,8 123,9 97,7 66,1 127,6
2013 310,2 108,1 109,2 58,1 126,6
2014 255,1 117,2 98,4 67,3 120,3
2015 221,3 104 80,4 68,8 105,6
2016 242 101,5 90,5 60,7 108,3
2017 218,7 97,8 81,7 64,7 101,8
2018 205,3 96,2 73,1 58,8 95,5
2019 198,1 89,9 73 59,3 92,2
2020 199,9 78,3 65,3 57,7 85,5
Fove-year moving average suicide attempt rates (self-harm injuries with determined intent and injuries with undetermined intent). Women, Stockholm County (2001-2020). Inpatient care only.
Fove-year moving average suicide attempt rates (self-harm injuries with determined intent and injuries with undetermined intent). Women, Stockholm County (2001-2020). Inpatient care only. Photo: Bianca Blazevska

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