Data are for the U.S.

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

  • Percent of adults age 18 and older with regular feelings of depression: 5.0%

Source: Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2023 National Health Interview Survey [PDF – 254 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: 12.5%

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2021 National Summary Tables, table 12 [PDF – 830 KB]

  • Number of suicide deaths: 49,476
  • Suicide deaths per 100,000 population: 14.8

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2022) via CDC WONDER