All Violent Deaths, Figure 4
Cost Estimates of Violent Deaths: Figures and Tables
Total Combined Medical and Work Loss Costs of Violent Death, by Sex and Intent, United States, 2005
In 2005, the total combined cost of violent deaths was much higher among males ($39 billion) than among females ($8 billion). This notable difference in costs between males and females also held for suicide and homicide. For both sexes, the total combined cost of death due to suicide (male: $21.7 billion; female: $5 billion) was greater than for homicide (male: $16.7 billion; female: $3.3 billion).