USA: Suicides

(measure: suicides per 100,000 people; Source: The World Health Organization)
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USA: Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 population

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2000 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 13.34 suicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 11.3 suicides per 100,000 people in 2000 and a maximum of 15.3 suicides per 100,000 people in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 15.3 suicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 181 countries is 9.33 suicides per 100,000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population.
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