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Table 1 Suicide counts and crude mortality rates (per 100,000 person-years) by sex, 2004–2014

From: Are young female suicides increasing? A comparison of sex-specific rates and characteristics of youth suicides in Australia over 2004–2014

  Females Males Total
Count Rate Count Rate Count Rate
Total 961 4.11 2748 11.17 3709 7.72
Age
 10–14yo 57 .76 82 1.05 139 .91
 15–19yo 394 5.12 924 11.40 1318 8.3
 20–24yo 510 6.15 1742 20.09 2252 13.27
Aboriginal/TSI 149 13.79 347 30.76 496 22.46
 No/unknown 812 3.64 2401 10.22 3213 7.01
State/Territory of Residence
 NSW 216 2.89 629 8.01 845 5.51
 VIC 218 3.77 602 9.91 820 6.92
 QLD 249 5.19 676 13.53 925 9.44
 SA 71 4.35 218 12.27 289 8.33
 WA 134 5.43 382 14.56 516 10.14
 TAS 24 4.55 66 11.84 90 8.30
 NT 38 14.31 123 41.73 161 28.73
 ACT 6 1.43 45 10.24 51 5.94
 N/Aa 4 6 10
Year of Death
 2004 84 4.16 254 12.04 338 8.19
 2005 69 3.38 261 12.21 330 7.89
 2006 73 3.54 253 11.71 326 7.72
 2007 78 3.73 255 11.61 333 7.77
 2008 69 3.25 241 10.77 310 7.11
 2009 80 3.72 231 10.15 311 7.02
 2010 88 4.06 218 9.55 306 6.88
 2011 105 4.84 260 11.39 365 8.19
 2012 121 5.54 251 10.95 372 8.31
 2013 95 4.33 272 11.78 367 8.15
 2014 99 4.49 252 10.83 351 7.74
  1. Aboriginal/TSI Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, NSW New South Wales, VIC Victoria, QLD Queensland, SA South Australia, WA Western Australia, TAS Tasmania, NT Northern Territory, ACT Australian Capital Territory
  2. aNot applicable (includes overseas residents or those with no fixed address)