Data are for the U.S.

The latest data are available from the National Health Interview Survey’s Early Release Program

  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over with regular feelings of depression: 4.7%

Source: Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2022 National Health Interview Survey [PDF – 191 KB]

Physician office visits
  • Number of physician office visits with depressive disorders as the primary diagnosis: 15.0 million
  • Percent of physician office visits with depression indicated on the medical record:  11.0%

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2019 National Summary Tables, tables 14, 16 [PDF – 865 KB]

Emergency department visits
  • Percent of emergency department visits with depression indicated on the medical record: 12.7%

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2020 National Summary Tables, table 12 [PDF – 1.4 MB]

  • Number of suicide deaths: 48,183
  • Suicide deaths per 100,000 population: 14.5

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2021) via CDC WONDER