Number of suicides, 2008-2013
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, All Ages

View Rates per 100,000 Population for 2008-2012 and 2013

SELECTED SUICIDES
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2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
 

Number of suicides

 ALL SUICIDES 1,173 1,164 1,265 1,216 1,255 1,296
 Firearm 566 570 599 618 624 670
 Hanging/Suffocation 297 272 325 324 356 341
 Poisoning 227 239 252 196 207 203
 Jump 27 29 29 23 22 30
 Cut/Pierce 23 20 28 21 17 21
 Suicides - Other 33 34 32 34 29 31
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL SUICIDES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Firearm 48.3 49.0 47.4 50.8 49.7 51.7
 Hanging/Suffocation 25.3 23.4 25.7 26.6 28.4 26.3
 Poisoning 19.4 20.5 19.9 16.1 16.5 15.7
 Jump 2.3 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.3
 Cut/Pierce 2.0 1.7 2.2 1.7 1.4 1.6
 Suicides - Other 2.8 2.9 2.5 2.8 2.3 2.4

Notes:

Zero deaths are shown by a "—".

Percent of all deaths that were categorized as suicides for the specified year.

Source: Michigan Resident Death Files,
Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Community Health.

Last Updated: 12/04/2014

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