Share of U.S. LGBTQ youth who considered or attempted suicide in the past year 2018

As of 2018, around 31 percent of U.S. cisgender youth aged between 13 and 18 years had considered suicide within the past 12 months, while 14 percent had attempted suicide. The statistic illustrates the share of U.S. LGBTQ youth who had considered or attempted suicide within the past 12 months as of 2018, by gender identity.

Percentage of U.S. LGBTQ youth who had considered or attempted suicide within the past 12 months as of 2018, by gender identity

ConsideredAttempted suicide
Cisgender31%14%
Transgender and non-binary54%29%
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 2 to September 30, 2018

Number of respondents

25,896 respondents

Age group

13-24 years

Method of interview

Online survey

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