Number of deaths from suicide in the U.S. 2016, by method

Number of deaths from suicide in the U.S. in 2016, by method

Number of deaths from suicide in the U.S. 2016, by method This statistic shows the number of deaths from suicide in the United States during 2016, sorted by method of suicide. In that year, almost half - almost 23 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 2016, by method

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MethodNumber of suicides
Firearm 22,963
Suffocation 11,642
Poisoning 6,698
Other3,662
MethodNumber of suicides
Firearm 22,963
Suffocation 11,642
Poisoning 6,698
Other3,662
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This statistic shows the number of deaths from suicide in the United States during 2016, sorted by method of suicide. In that year, almost half - almost 23 thousand - of all suicides in the U.S. were conducted by the use of firearms.
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