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Suicide by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

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Suicide by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

Why Is This Important?

Suicide was the 12th leading cause of death among Americans and 15th among New Jerseyans in 2020. The average annual suicide count among New Jersey residents is about 740 and there are about twice as many suicides as homicides in the state.


Deaths with suicide as the underlying cause. ICD-10 codes: X60-X84, Y87.0

Data Notes

Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths due to suicide
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

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Health Topic Pages Related to: Suicide

Indicator Data Last Updated On 06/29/2022, Published on 06/06/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: (