Share of suicides among U.S. veterans in 2015, by method and gender

Distribution of veteran suicides in the U.S. in 2015, by method and gender

Share of suicides among U.S. veterans in 2015, by method and gender This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. veteran suicides that were carried out by select methods in 2015, by gender. In 2015, 39.9 percent of female veterans that committed suicide did so by firearms, compared to 68.3 percent of male veterans that committed suicide.
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Distribution of veteran suicides in the U.S. in 2015, by method and gender

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FemaleMale
Firearms39.9%68.3%
Poisoning35.6%10.2%
Suffocation17.6%15.8%
Other6.8%5.6%
FemaleMale
Firearms39.9%68.3%
Poisoning35.6%10.2%
Suffocation17.6%15.8%
Other6.8%5.6%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. veteran suicides that were carried out by select methods in 2015, by gender. In 2015, 39.9 percent of female veterans that committed suicide did so by firearms, compared to 68.3 percent of male veterans that committed suicide.
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