National Suicide Statistics at a Glance
Suicide Rates* Among Persons Ages 10 Years and Older, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2005–2009
During 2005–2009, the highest suicide rates were among American Indian/Alaskan Natives with 17.48 suicides per 100,000 and Non-Hispanic Whites with 15.99 suicides per 100,000.
Footnote: *All rates are age-adjusted to the standard 2000 population. 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