Costs of Injuries for States

The Cost of Injury in the U.S., graphic shows a map of the U.S. with dollar signs in the background.

Injuries created a significant economic burden on states in 2014. Hover over the following map for details on the state-level economic burdens of fatal injuries. The number and rate of fatal injuries and lifetime costs were calculated for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC) for all injuries, including unintentional injuries and violence (suicide and homicide).

The Injury Center empowers and equips states with the resources and information to address the most pressing injury and violence issues including prescription drug overdose, child abuse and neglect, traumatic brain injury, motor vehicle crash injury, suicide, and intimate partner/sexual violence. Visit our funded programs to learn how the Injury Center works with states to help implement and promote life- and cost-saving injury and violence interventions.