About This Statistic
This statistic shows the death rate from suicide in the United States in 2014, by gender and age. In that year, there were 31.4 deaths by suicide per 100,000 male Americans aged 65 and older. Thus, this was the group with the highest suicide rate. It has been found that the death rate for suicide in the U.S. for males has remained higher than that of females from 1950 up to 2014.