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Suicide is the 9th leading cause of death in Florida (2013).
the
10th in the United States
(2011),
 the
24th worldwide
(2002),
 


FLORIDA
Statistics
(Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Reports)
[click here to select a statistical year report]

Click on DEATHS and select YEAR
(2013 statistics should be available Early 2014)

 

Resident Deaths for Selected Causes
(Chart D-3)

Suicide Deaths Resident Death Rate Per 100,000 Average Resident
Rate Per 100,000
State
Rank
(Highest Rate)
2013 2,892 (7.9/day) 15.0
2012 2,922 (8.0/day) 15.3
2011 2,765 (7.6/day) 14.6
2010 2,753 (7.5/day) 14.7
2009 2,854 (7.8/day) 15.2 12
2008 2,723 (7.5/day) 13.50 14.5
2007 2,570 (7.0/day) 13.70 14.2 17
2006 2,410 (6.6/day) 13.10 13.1
2005 2,308 (6.3/day) 13.20 12.8 18
2004 2,382 (6.5/day) 13.70 13.5 15
2003 2,294 (6.3/day) 13.40 13.4 15
2002 2,332 (6.4/day) 13.90 13.9 15
2001 2,290  (6.3/day) 14.00 14.0 13
2000 2,136  (5.9/day) 13.36 13.3 11
1999 2,086  (5.7/day) 13.43 13.2 14
1998 2,156  (5.9/day) 13.31 14.1 13
1997 2,097 (5.7/day) 14.00 14.0
1996 2,144 (5.8/day) 14.6
1995 2,139 (5.9/day) 14.8
2013: In FLORIDA:  ( Resident Deaths for Leading Causes - Chart D-4 - Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report)
bullet9th leading cause of death for Floridians
bullet3rd leading cause of death for youth 15-24
bullet2nd leading cause of death for 25-34
bullet4th leading cause of death for 35-44
bullet4th leading cause of death for 45-54

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2013

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,892 0 0 1 13 78 155 343 423 638 527 356 224 124
Homicide 1,143 12 24 7 17 89 208 292 180 136 90 46 30 10

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2013  [click here]     (Table D-11)

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2012

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,922 0 0 0 13 101 160 308 460 649 559 322 220 128
Homicide 1,195 22 16 7 4 108 184 297 198 175 107 44 22 10

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2012  [click here]     (Table D-11)

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2011

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,765 0 0 0 14 79 152 351 381 678 510 291 209 100
HIV 1,005 0 1 0 0 6 22 88 213 380 207 68 1 0
Homicide 1,124 15 18 5 8 96 198 294 185 156 86 33 26 4

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2011  [click here]     (Table D-11)

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2010

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,753 0 0 0 14 54 155 308 423 661 558 259 204 117
HIV 1,066 0 1 0 0 1 14 94 224 405 236 71 17 3
Homicide 1,096 23 21 5 12 103 212 239 188 129 94 39 20 10

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2010  [click here]     (Table D-11)

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2009

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,854 0 0 0 10 82 146 351 514 648 494 266 245 97
HIV 1,232 0 0 0 0 6 21 115 327 414 245 82 16 6
Homicide 1,135 21 23 7 14 107 202 287 192 132 77 34 25 12

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2009  [click here]     (Table D-11)

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2008

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,723 0 1 1 7 71 153 332 467 642 474 250 230 95
HIV 1412 0 1 0 0 9 24 158 365 487 253 90 19 6
Homicide 1301 22 37 3 7 142 258 304 227 177 64 34 21 5

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2008  [click here]     (Table D-11)

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2007

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,570 0 0 0 6 70 155 317 439 611 412 246 215 98
HIV 1,526 1 0 0 1 4 20 163 461 551 239 64 18 3
Homicide 1,319 22 22 7 10 142 234 318 249 175 75 33 22 7

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2007  [click here]     (Table D-11)

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2006

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,410 0 0 0 4 69 131 293 422 538 401 232 227 92
HIV 1,746 0 0 1 3 7 21 175 574 596 265 83 19 2
Homicide 1,211 17 23 13 15 132 211 280 188 178 83 32 25 11

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2006 [click here]

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2005

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,308 1 0 0 19 82 124 293 430 520 339 199 196 105
HIV 1,706 0 0 1 1 1 16 197 576 634 209 47 22 2
Homicide 998 16 12 9 18 99 166 253 185 128 47 32 18 4

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2005 [click here]

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2004

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,382 0 0 0 16 72 135 283 471 548 339 198 220 98
HIV 1,714 1 0 2 1 5 26 189 636 535 227 74 17 1
Homicide 1,030 23 17 9 15 77 158 248 190 164 60 29 25 8

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2004 [click here]

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2003

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,294 0 0 0 4 58 137 303 479 482 323 214 216 96
HIV 1,742 1 0 0 2 2 21 216 647 544 215 73 16 4
Homicide 1,004 19 17 6 9 88 165 245 190 139 71 25 26 2

Source: Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2003

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2002

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,332 0 0 0 12 75 119 277 481 523 300 225 229 90
HIV 1,714 1 0 1 4 5 19 241 652 512 185 76 14 4
Homicide 1,004 21 18 6 9 91 179 224 206 124 66 33 19 6

Source:  Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2002

Resident Deaths by Age Group, Florida, 2001

Total

<1 1-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
Suicide 2,290 0 0 1 17 70 121 318 440 480 279 235 224 105
HIV 1,658 1 3 4 1 4 28 237 693 429 186 59 12 1
Homicide 964 16 25 5 5 70 147 217 203 124 63 44 32 7

Source:  Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report 2001


Florida 1998-2011 Vital Statistics - Deaths [click here] for full reports by Year

Office of Injury Prevention
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/injury

Florida Charts
http://www.floridacharts.com


 

FLORIDA SUICIDE PREVENTION FACT SHEET (SPRC) 1999-2005

For PDF report [click here]
 

Florida Age-Adjusted Suicide Death Rates 2001 to 2003 (Number of Deaths, Number of Total Population & Age-Adjusted Death Rate) [click here]

Age-Adjusted Death Rates (AADR) for Suicide, Florida (for years up to 2006)

By County - Deaths per 100,000:
 (FL Department of Health full reports)
[http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/report.aspx?domain=04&IndNumber=0116] 

NATIONAL SUICIDE STATISTICS
(2011 statistics should be available November 2013)

 2011 USA Suicide: Official Final Data - Full Report [click here]
(Source:  American Association of Suicidology) [last posted: June, 2014]

  Number Per Day Rate Rate % of Deaths
National: 39,518 108.3 12.7 1.6
Males 31,003 84.9 20.2 2.5
Females 8,515 23.3 5.4 0.7
Whites 35,775 98.0 14.5 1.7
Nonwhites 3,743 10.3 5.8 1.0
    Blacks 2,241 6.1 5.3 0.8
Elderly (65+) 6,321 17.3 15.3 0.3
Young (15-24) 4,822 13.2 11.0 16.3
Middle Age (45-65) 15,379 42.1 18.6 3.0

 2010 USA Suicide: Official Final Data [click here]

 2009 USA Suicide: Official Final Data [click here]

2008 USA Suicide Official Final Date:  [click here]

 2007 USA Suicide: Official Final Data [click here]

2006 USA Suicide Official Final Date:  [click here]

 2005 USA Suicide Official Final Data:  

2004 USA Suicide Official Final Data:  [click here]

2003 USA Suicide Official Final Data:

2002 USA Suicide Official Final Data:   

2001 USA Suicide Official Final Data:   [click here]

15 Leading Causes of Death USA    [2011]

Source: [click here]

1 Diseases of the heart (heart disease) 191.5 596,577
2 Malignant neoplasmís (cancer) 185.1 576,691
3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases 45.9 142,943
4 Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) 41.4 128,932
5 Accidents  (unintentional injuries) 40.6 126,438
6 Alzheimer's disease 27.3 84,974
7 Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) 23.7 73,831
8 Nephritis, nephrosis [kidney disease] 14.6 45,591
9 Influenza & Pneumonia 17.3 53,826
10 SUICIDE [Intentional Self-Harm] 12.7 39,518
11 Septicemia 11.5 35,748
12 Chronic liver diseases & cirrhosis 10.8 33,642
13 Essential hypertension & renal disease 8.9 27,853
14 Parkinson's disease 7.4 23,111
15 Pneuomonitis 5.8 18,195
  --All other causes (Residual) 162.9 507,588
 

 TOTAL

799.5 2,468,435
16 Homicide 5.2 16,238


National Center on Child Fatality Review:
   www.ican-ncfr.org 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):    www.cdc.gov/ncipc

CDC Create National & State Maps 1996-1999:     www.cdc.gov/ncipc/maps
 

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center has posted updated data fact sheets to their website. The fact sheets describe statistics on deaths by suicide, estimated hospitalized attempts, and data on medical costs, work loss costs, gender, race/ethnicity, age and method. Go to http://www.sprc.org/stateinformation/datasheets.asp
to view the updated documents for national  and state data.
(posted 9/8/06)

                      Probably twice the number of reported suicides are misclassified as accidents or are
                     unreported.
                     Whites complete  suicide approximately twice as often as blacks.
                    
The greatest increase in the suicide rate has been among white males.
                    
Depression is often the main clinical symptom that precedes suicide.
                    
There is no strong correlation between mental illness and suicide.
                    
Suicidal thoughts are experienced by about 15 percent of the general population.
                    
About 30 percent showed signs of depression during the three months before death.
                    
Eighty percent (80%) of those who killed themselves left definite warning signs.
                    
Average of 1 person every 17.2 minutes completes suicide.
                    
Average of 1 old person every 1 hour 30.1 minutes.
                    
Average of 1 young person (15-24) every 2 hours 7.1 minutes, including
                   below 15 (324), 1 young person every 1 hour 57.9 minutes.
                    
4.1 male completions for each female.
                    
Ranks 11th cause of death.  More Americans kill themselves than
                   are killed by others.

                    
Estimated attempts:
                    
25 for every completion in the nation.
                    
764,000 annual attempts in US
                    
100-200:1 young, and 4:1 for elderly
                    
5 million living Americans have attempted to kill themselves.
                    
3 female attempts for each male attempt.
                    
Suicide affects:  (based on 31,000 suicides)
                    
Each suicide intimately affects at least 6 other people.
                    
The number of survivors grows 186,000 each year.
             If there is a suicide every 17 minutes,
                         than there are 6 new survivors as well.

Teenage Suicides

  Suicide is the third leading cause of death among teenagers.
                    
Boys complete suicide five times more often than girls.
                    
Females attempt suicide more often than males.
                    
Teenage suicide rate has tripled over the past two decades
                    (from 4.1 per 100,000 in the 1950ís to 12.5 per 100,000 in 1980).
                    The rest of the population remains the same.
                    
Sixty-five hundred American teenagers complete suicide every year.
                    
Nine out of ten suicide attempts take place in the home
                     (just before parents come home from work).
                    
Cluster suicides have increased.
                    
About half of the suicide victims had been in trouble with the law or at school.
                    
Almost half of the suicide victims were known to abuse alcohol or other drugs.
 

Florida Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

http://www.doh.state.fl.us/disease_ctrl/epi/Chronic_Disease/YRBS/Intro.htm

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Youth Behavioral Surveillance Survey (National)

Percentage of high school students who:   [2009]

Florida U.S.
     Felt sad or hopeless:  (Table 20 & 21) 26.3% 26.1%
     Seriously considered attempting suicide:  (Table 22 & 23) 11.6% 13.8%
     Made a suicide plan:  (Table 22 & 23) 9.4% 10.9%
     Attempted suicide:  (Table 24 & 25) 6.5% 6.3%
     Suicide attempt Treated by a Doctor or Nurse:  (Table 24 & 25) 2.3% 1.9%

( Source:  Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey 2009  [click here for full report]

Percentage of high school students who:   [2007]

Florida U.S.
     Felt sad or hopeless:  (Table 19 & 20) 25.7% 28.5%
     Seriously considered attempting suicide:  (Table 21 & 22) 11.2% 14.5%
     Made a suicide plan:  (Table 21 & 22) 8.1% 11.3%
     Attempted suicide:  (Table 23 & 24) 5.7% 6.9%
     Suicide attempt Treated by a Doctor or Nurse:  (Table 23 & 24) 2.1% 2.0%

( Source:  Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey 2007  [click here for full report]]

Percentage of high school students who:   [2005]

Florida U.S.
     Felt sad or hopeless: 27.3% 28.5%
     Seriously considered attempting suicide: 14.5% 16.9%
     Made a suicide plan: 11.6% 13.0%
     Attempted suicide: 8.5% 8.4%
     Suicide attempt required medical attention: 2.7% 2.3%

( Source:  Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey 2005  [click here for full report])

Percentage of high school students who:   [2003]

Florida U.S.
     Felt sad or hopeless: 30.1% 28.6%
     Seriously considered attempting suicide: 15.8% 16.9%
     Made a suicide plan: 12.6% 16.5%
     Attempted suicide: 9.9% 8.5%
     Suicide attempt required medical attention: 3.4% 2.9%

( Source:  Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey 2003  [click here for full report])

Percentage of high school students who:  [2001]

Florida U.S.
     Seriously considered attempting suicide: 15.4% 19.0%
     Attempted suicide: 8.4% 8.8%
     Suicide attempt required medical attention: 3.1% 2.6%
( Source:  Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey 2001  [click here for full report])
Causes of Death among those 15-24 years of age [2000]
Causes Number Rate
All Causes 32,252 80.7
1- Accidents 14,411 36.1
2-Homicide 5,297 13.3
3-SUICIDE 3,971 9.9

(Source: U.S.A. Suicide:  2001 Official Final Data)

Suicide attempts and other acts of self harm that result in nonfatal injuries take a heavy toll on the health of younger persons. In 2002, an estimated 124,409 visits to U.S. emergency departments were made after attempted suicides or other self-harm incidents among persons aged 10--24 years. (MMWR-CDC June 11, 2004/Vol. 53/ No. 22)
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5322a1.htm


The Campaign for MENTAL HEALTH REFORM
A Public Health Crisis:
Children and Adolescents with Mental Disorders:
Kids Fact Sheet May 2005 [click here]

 


WORLD Information and Statistics
 


World Health Organization (WHO)
[WHO Suicide]

2012 - 804,000 Suicide deaths global
Global - 11.4/
100,000
Male - 15.0/
100,000
Female - 8.0/
100,000

WHO Age-Standard suicide rates (per 100,000 population) Map 2012  [click here]
 

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