Intentional self-harm hospitalisations, by states and territories, Australia, 2008–09 to 2020–21.
The line graph shows rates of intentional self-harm hospitalisations from 2008–09 to 2020–21 for each state and territory and the total for Australia. Users can also choose to view age-specific rate, numbers and proportion of hospitalisations for intentional self-harm by states and territory by sex and specific age groups. Over the majority of the time period, the Northern Territory had the highest rates of intentional self-harm hospitalisations, except for 2009–2010 where the rates in South Australia (146.8 per 100,000) were slightly higher than Northern Territory (146.6). Rates in the Northern Territory increased from 162.4 per 100,000 population in 2008–09 to 238.1 in 2020–21. In 2020–21, Queensland had the second highest rate at 183.1 hospitalisations per 100,000 population. The total rate for Australia in 2020–21 was 116.3 per 100,000 population.