Suicide rates around the world vary depending on the source. Greenland has been recorded as the country with the worst suicide rate, with a figure stating 83 people per 100,000 per year killing themselves. However, the country that the World Health Organization (WHO) lists at the top is Guyana, with a high rate of 44.2 per 100,000 people.

Guyana's suicide rate

The World Health Organization says global suicide rates have increased by 60 per cent over the past 45 years. Guyana is a tiny country in South America. Report.

Dan the Info-man
The rate for Guyanan males is 70.8, for females it is 22.1.

South Korea's exam suicides

In South Korea, an 18 year old has committed suicide in the city of Daejeon - just hours before he was due to take a university entrance exam. Report on teen suicide rates.

Dan the Info-man
South Korea's rate is 28.9 (USA is 12.1).
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