U.S. students who considered attempting suicide 2017, by gender and ethnicity

Percentage of U.S. high school students who have seriously considered attempting suicide as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity

U.S. students who considered attempting suicide 2017, by gender and ethnicity This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have seriously considered attempting suicide during the 12 months before the survey, by gender and ethnicity. According to the source, 22.2 percent of female student respondents with a Hispanic background stated they have seriously considered attempting suicide during the 12 months before the survey.
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Percentage of U.S. high school students who have seriously considered attempting suicide as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity

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All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female22.1%21.2%22.4%22.2%
Male11.9%13%6.6%10.8%
Total17.2%17.3%14.7%16.4%
All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female22.1%21.2%22.4%22.2%
Male11.9%13%6.6%10.8%
Total17.2%17.3%14.7%16.4%
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This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have seriously considered attempting suicide during the 12 months before the survey, by gender and ethnicity. According to the source, 22.2 percent of female student respondents with a Hispanic background stated they have seriously considered attempting suicide during the 12 months before the survey.
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