U.S. Suicide Rate 2000-2021

Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population. Crude suicide rate (not age-adjusted).
  • U.S. suicide rate for 2019 was 16.10, a 2.55% increase from 2018.
  • U.S. suicide rate for 2018 was 15.70, a 1.26% decline from 2017.
  • U.S. suicide rate for 2017 was 15.90, a 5.3% increase from 2016.
  • U.S. suicide rate for 2016 was 15.10, a 4.86% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Total
South Korea 28.60
Lithuania 26.10
Uruguay 21.20
Latvia 20.10
Slovenia 19.80
Belgium 18.30
Hungary 16.60
Croatia 16.40
United States 16.10
Japan 15.30
Finland 15.30
Estonia 14.90
Sweden 14.70
Austria 14.60
Switzerland 14.50
France 13.80
Australia 12.50
Germany 12.30
Czech Republic 12.20
Slovak Republic 12.10
Iceland 11.90
Norway 11.80
Netherlands 11.80
Canada 11.80
Portugal 11.50
Luxembourg 11.30
Poland 11.30
Singapore 11.20
New Zealand 11.00
Denmark 10.70
Ireland 9.60
Chile 9.00
Bahrain 8.90
Trinidad and Tobago 8.70
Argentina 8.40
Seychelles 8.10
United Kingdom 7.90
Spain 7.70
Italy 6.70
UAE 6.40
Malta 6.10
Saudi Arabia 6.00
Qatar 5.80
Israel 5.30
Greece 5.10
Oman 4.90
Cyprus 3.60
Bahamas 3.50
Panama 2.90
Kuwait 2.90
Brunei 2.70
Barbados 0.60
Antigua and Barbuda 0.40
U.S. Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 16.10 25.00 7.50%
2018 15.70 24.30 7.20%
2017 15.90 24.90 7.10%
2016 15.10 23.50 7.00%
2015 14.40 22.20 6.80%
2014 14.00 21.60 6.50%
2013 13.50 21.00 6.20%
2012 13.50 21.10 6.10%
2011 13.40 20.90 6.00%
2010 13.10 20.50 5.80%
2009 12.80 20.00 5.70%
2008 12.70 20.00 5.60%
2007 12.40 19.50 5.50%
2006 12.10 19.10 5.40%
2005 11.90 18.70 5.20%
2004 11.90 18.60 5.40%
2003 11.70 18.60 5.00%
2002 11.80 18.80 5.00%
2001 11.40 18.30 4.70%
2000 11.00 17.70 4.50%