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
    • Death rate in the USA 2017

    • Leading causes of death in the United States 2018

    • Deaths by selected major cause in the U.S. 2000-2017

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

    • Belief in reincarnation among respondents in the United States 2016

    • Belief in survival of the soul after death in the United States 2016

  • 2. Death by natural causes
    • Deaths by cancer in the U.S. 1950-2017

    • Deaths by HIV disease in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Deaths by heart diseases in the U.S. 2016, by age and gender

    • Deaths by influenza and pneumonia in the U.S. 1950-2017

    • Worldwide prevalence of chronic disease-related deaths 2020

    • U.S. infant mortality rate by state 2018

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

  • 3. Unnatural causes of death
    • Deaths by unintentional injuries in the U.S. 1950-2017

    • Number of U.S. occupational injury deaths 1992-2018

    • Drivers involved in fatal crashes in U.S. road traffic 2010-2017

    • U.S. rural and urban highways - motor vehicle fatalities 2018

    • Death rate from homicide in the U.S. 2015-2016 by age

    • Death rate for suicide in the U.S. 1950-2017

    • Lightning damage in the U.S. - number of fatalities and injuries 1995-2019

    • Deaths by unintentional drug overdose in the U.S. 1950-2017

    • Deaths by firearm-related injuries in the U.S. 1970-2017

  • 4. Life
    • Fertility rate in the United States 2017

    • Life expectancy in the United States 2017

    • Forecast number of survivors in the U.S. military 2020-2030

    • U.S. Americans with a history of cancer living 2004-2019

    • Number of life insurance companies in the U.S. 1950-2018

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