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Suicide mortality rate


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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

Indicator available
Indicator description
Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

Unit of measurement

Total deaths


Suicide deaths are deaths registered under ICD-10 code X60-X84 (Intentional self-harm) in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention database.

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Data last updated 2019-11-27: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Suicide mortality rate

Indicator number


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

Target number


Global indicator description

Suicide mortality rates

UN designated tier


UN custodian agency

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata (PDF 65.1 KB) opens in a new window

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

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