QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Suicide Rates by State — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2018Posted on by
In 2018, the U.S. suicide rate was 14.2 per 100,000 standard population, with rates varying by state.
The five states with the highest age-adjusted suicide rates were Wyoming (25.2), New Mexico (25.0), Montana (24.9), Alaska (24.6), and Idaho (23.9).
The five jurisdictions with the lowest suicide rates were the District of Columbia (7.5), New Jersey (8.3), New York (8.3), Rhode Island (9.5), and Massachusetts (9.9).
Source: National Vital Statistics System. Underlying cause of death data, 1999–2018. https://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html.