The 9 countries that have the highest rates of suicide in the world


The second Baltic state on this list, Lithuania leads the world in suicide rates amongst its population. Economic issues, many that date back to the massive social upheaval of the fall of the Soviet Union and have never fully left the country. More recent economic crises, first precipitated by the Russian financial crisis in 1998 and the world financial crisis a decade later, have also contributed to Lithuania’s exorbitant rate of suicide