Number of deaths from suicide in the U.S. 2017, by method

Number of deaths from suicide in the U.S. in 2017, by method

by John Elflein, last edited May 21, 2019
Number of deaths from suicide in the U.S. 2017, by method This statistic shows the number of deaths from suicide in the United States during 2017, sorted by method of suicide. In that year, around half - almost 24 thousand - of all suicides in the U.S. were conducted by the use of firearms.
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Number of deaths from suicide in the U.S. in 2017, by method

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MethodNumber of suicides
Firearm 23,854
Suffocation 13,075
Poisoning 6,554
Other3,690
MethodNumber of suicides
Firearm 23,854
Suffocation 13,075
Poisoning 6,554
Other3,690
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by John Elflein, last edited May 21, 2019
This statistic shows the number of deaths from suicide in the United States during 2017, sorted by method of suicide. In that year, around half - almost 24 thousand - of all suicides in the U.S. were conducted by the use of firearms.
Show more
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