Suicidal thoughts among U.S. women 2008-2018

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. women who had serious thoughts of suicide in the past year from 2008 to 2018. In 2018, it was estimated that 4.6 percent of women in the U.S. had serious thoughts of suicide in the past year, a slight increase from previous years.

Percentage of U.S. women who had serious thoughts of suicide in the past year from 2008 to 2018

Percentage of female respondents
20083.9%
20093.9%
20103.9%
20114%
20124.1%
20134%
20144%
20154.2%
20164%
20174.6%
20184.6%
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Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Number of respondents

base: around 70,000

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Questionnaire

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