Data are for the U.S.

  • 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 2019 National Health Interview Survey

Physician office visits
  • Percent of physician office visits with depression indicated on the medical record:  10.6%

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2018 National Summary Tables, table 17 [PDF – 793 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

  • Number of suicide deaths: 45,979
  • Suicide deaths per 100,000 population: 14.0

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2020) via CDC WONDER