The Register of Suicides

The aim of the register

Ongoing updates using data from the Register of Causes of Death. Calculating age and gender specific rates, geographical distributions, the frequency of methods, diagnoses, etc. as well as calculating trends, etc.

Responsible authority

The Danish Ministry of Welfare


The Centre for Suicide Research
Søndergade 17
DK-5000 Odense
Telephone +45 6613 8811
Fax +45 6590 8174


Civil reg. no., Date of suicide, Diagnoses, Marital status, Local municipality, Age.

Accessing the data

Contact the Danish Health Authority and the Centre for Suicide Research




The Register of Causes of Death

Period covered

1970-1998 (however, civil registration numbers are deleted after a number of years)