Fatalities due to flu pandemics in the U.S.

This statistic shows the estimated number of people who died in the United States during influenza pandemics. During the Spanish flu from 1918 to 1919 around 675,000 people in the U.S. were estimated to have died. More recently, around 12,469 people died from the swine flu or H1N1 pandemic in 2009.

Estimated number of fatalities due to influenza pandemics in the United States

Number of fatalities
Spanish flu (1918-1919)675,000
Asian flu (1957-1958)116,000
Hong Kong flu (1968-1969)100,000
Swine Flu/H1N1 (2009)12,469
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Source

Release date

November 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

as of 2017

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