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Indicator 3.4.2

Suicide mortality rate


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Source: Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)

Geographical Area: Germany

Unit of measurement: Per 100,000 inhabitants

Comment: 2016 rectified value

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

Time series available

Mortality due to suicide

Comparability with global metadata

The time series is compliant with the global metadata.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being

Indicator name

Suicide mortality rate

Designated tier

Tier I

Custodian agency

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Link to the global metadata of this indicator United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata opens in a new window

Source 1

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Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)

Data source Intercensal population updates at reference date - GENESIS online 12411-0003 opens in a new window

Source 2

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The Information System of the Federal Health Monitoring

Data source Intentional self-harm opens in a new window