Suicide in the United States - Statistics & Facts

Key insights

Lifetime odds of dying from suicide in the United States
1 in 91
Number of adults hospitalized after a suicide attempt in the United States in 2021
U.S. state with the highest suicide rate

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Further recommended statistics

Suicide rates

Thoughts, plans, and attempts

Methods and causes

Suicide and adolescents

Sucide and older adults

Suicide and veterans



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