About This Statistic
This statistic shows the death rate for suicide in the United States from 1950 to 2014. In 1950, there were 13.2 deaths by suicide per 100,000 resident population in the United States. Fifty years later, suicide death rate stood at 10.4 per 100 thousand. It has been found that the death rate for suicide in the U.S. for males has remained higher than that of females for the entire period of 1950 to 2014.