Suicide Facts: Deaths and intentional self-harm hospitalisations - series

This annual statistical publication presents and summarises suicide information received from the New Zealand Mortality Collection, and admissions to hospital for intentional self-harm sourced from the New Zealand National Minimum Dataset.

Suicide mortality information presented in this publication is provisional and so differs slightly from the final data in the corresponding Mortality and Demographic Data publication.

To access historic publications in this series please search the Ministry of Health’s online library catalogue.

For further information please contact: [email protected].

Suicide web tool

The Suicide web tool presents data on confirmed suicides reported by Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, as well as data on suspected intentionally self-inflicted deaths reported by the Chief Coroner. Numbers and rates of suicide deaths are presented by year, ethnicity, sex, age group and district health board of residence of the deceased.Read more


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