National Suicide Statistics at a Glance
Suicide Rates* Among Persons Ages 25–64 Years, by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, United States, 2005–2009
During 2005–2009, the highest suicide rates for males ages 25 to 64 years were among Non-Hispanic Whites with 29.69 suicides per 100,000 followed by American Indian/Alaskan Natives with 29.26 suicides per 100,000. The highest rates for females ages 25 to 64 years were among the Non-Hispanic Whites with 8.98 suicides per 100,000 followed by American Indian/Alaskan Natives with 8.36 suicides per 100,000.
Footnote: *All rates are age specific. Rates based on less than 20 deaths are not shown as they are statistically unreliable. ** AI/AK Native: American Indian/Alaskan Native, PI: Pacific Islander