Death in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on death in the United States

This Statista dossier on death in the United States provides, among other information, figures and statistics on the total death rate in the United States, funeral costs and cremation rates, as well as on natural and unnatural causes of death. Additionally, it contains birth and death rate comparisons, survival figures and surveys on life after death.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • U.S. total death rate 1990-2015

    • Leading causes of death in the United States 2016

    • Deaths by selected major cause in the U.S. 2000-2015

    • Belief of Americans in God, heaven and hell, 2016

    • Belief in reincarnation among respondents in the United States

    • Belief in survival of the soul after death in the United States

  • 2. Death by natural causes
    • Deaths by cancer in the U.S. 1950-2015

    • Deaths by HIV disease in the U.S. 1990-2015

    • Deaths by heart diseases in the U.S. 2015, by age and gender

    • Worldwide prevalence of chronic disease-related deaths 2020

    • U.S. infant mortality rate by state 2017

    • Fatality numbers from heat waves and cold waves in the U.S.from 1900-2016

  • 3. Unnatural causes of death
    • Number of U.S. occupational injury deaths 1992-2016

    • Drivers involved in fatal crashes in U.S. road traffic 2010-2016

    • U.S. rural and urban highways - motor vehicle fatalities 2015

    • United States - number of fatalities due to natural disasters 2016

    • Death rate from homicide in the U.S. 2014-2015 by age

    • Death rate for suicide in the U.S. 1950-2015

    • Lightning damage in the U.S. - number of fatalities and injuries 1995-2017

    • U.S. capital punishment - prisoners under sentence of death 2013, by age

  • 4. Life
    • Births and deaths in the U.S. in 2015, by state

    • Life expectancy at birth in the U.S. 2015, by race, Hispanic origin and sex

    • Life expectancy in selected countries 2015

    • Forecast number of survivors in the U.S. military to 2028

    • U.S. Americans with a history of cancer living 2004-2016

    • Number of life insurance companies in the U.S. 1950-2016

  • Language: English
  • Released: November 2016
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