In 2017 around 47,107 suicides occurred in United States, 2,231 more than in 2016. In 2017, on average 129 Americans committed suicide every day.
United States reported 14.5 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, well above the world average of 9.46 suicides per 100,000 people.
Of the 47,107 recorded suicide cases in 2017, 36,726 were men suicides and 10,381 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 22.9 per 100,000 men and for women 6.3 per 100,000 female.
Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In United States suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 17,284 homicides in United States, suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 2.7 suicides.