Suicides and suicide rate, by sex and by age group (Males rate)

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Suicides and suicide rate, by sex and by age group
(Males rate)
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  Males
  suicide rate per 100,000 population
All ages1 16.8 17.9 17.6 17.0 17.3
10 to 14 1.6 1.3 1.9 1.4 1.8
15 to 19 12.1 12.6 12.8 12.5 14.1
20 to 24 17.4 17.1 18.5 19.1 18.1
25 to 29 16.7 17.1 15.9 16.5 18.1
30 to 34 18.2 20.7 18.8 19.6 17.0
35 to 39 20.6 21.7 22.9 20.4 19.5
40 to 44 27.4 27.0 22.2 23.1 24.9
45 to 49 24.4 26.8 28.9 23.8 24.8
50 to 54 24.7 28.4 26.9 25.3 25.9
55 to 59 22.2 26.0 24.5 25.2 26.7
60 to 64 16.8 19.4 20.9 18.8 20.5
65 to 69 17.5 16.4 16.3 16.2 16.2
70 to 74 18.1 20.5 18.4 20.7 18.9
75 to 79 22.0 16.9 19.1 19.9 15.9
80 to 84 21.7 19.6 24.6 21.1 20.6
85 to 89 20.8 30.6 24.3 23.4 24.2
90 and older 33.1 27.5 23.2 15.0 20.5

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