According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) some 800,000 people commit suicide worldwide every year, and it was the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds in 2012.
The country with the highest rate of suicide is Guyana, with 42 people out of every 100,000 dying by intentional self-harm.
Using data from the WHO Jakub Marian created a map to compare the suicide rates in Europe.Picture: Jakub Marian
Eastern European countries appear to hold the highest rates, with Lithuania having the top rate of 28.2 - for comparison, the UK has a rate of 6.2.
The US has a suicide rate of 12.1 people per 100,000, and China comes in at 7.8.
If you think you or someone you care about is in need of support for a mental health problem, there is someone to talk to at The Samaritans 24 hours a day on FREECALL 116 123 and advice on where to get help at mentalhealth.org.uk.