United States Death Statistics 2024

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How Many Deaths in United States 2024
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United States death stats 2024

Total deaths 2024

Total number of residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
985,297

Death rate 2024

Death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of people per thousand who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
10.0266

Population 2024

Total number of residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
337,305,761

Average life expectancy 2024

Life expectancy or average age of death is the average number of years a hypothetical group of people expect to live.
80.2

United States death comparison by year

United States Leading Causes of Death 2024
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United States Death Statistics by Cause 2024

* Covid-19 related deaths are included in influenza.
* Beside these major causes of death, 220,626 people died 2024 for other reasons.
* Zero death for a cause means the data for the accurate number of deaths is not available at the moment.

Heart disease deaths

Any disorder that affects the heart; heart disease refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease.
199,396

Cancer deaths

Malignant neoplasms; cancers. An abnormal mass of tissue that forms when cells grow and divide more than they should or do not die when they should. Malignant neoplasms can spread into, or invade, nearby tissues.
162,592

Chronic lower respiratory diseases deaths

Chronic lower respiratory diseases (CLRD) are diseases of the airways and other structures of the lung. Some of the most common are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, occupational lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension.
29,592

Stroke deaths

Cerebrovascular diseases including stroke. Cerebrovascular disease includes all disorders in which an area of the brain is temporarily or permanently affected by ischemia or bleeding and one or more of the cerebral blood vessels are involved in the pathological process. Cerebrovascular disease includes stroke, carotid stenosis, vertebral stenosis and intracranial stenosis, aneurysms, and vascular malformations.
52,291

Alzheimer's disease deaths

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.
29,989

Diabetes deaths

Diabetes mellitus or more commonly referred to as "diabetes" is a chronic disease associated with abnormally high levels of the sugar glucose in the blood.
37,340

Poisoning deaths

Poisoning death occurs when an individual drinks, eats, breathes, injects, or touches enough of a hazardous substance to cause death.
22,582

Kidney disease deaths

Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis. Kidney disease or Nephrotic syndrome is a collection of symptoms that indicate kidney damage. Nephrotic syndrome is often caused by damage to small blood vessels in the kidneys that filter waste and excess water from the blood.
16,035

Influenza and Pneumonia deaths

Influenza is often associated with either viral or secondary bacterial pneumonia. Pneumonia is an acute infection of the lungs that involves the lower respiratory tract including the small bronchi and air sacs.
97,765

Suicide deaths

Suicide is death caused by injuring oneself with the intent to die. A suicide attempt is when someone harms themselves with any intent to end their life, but they do not die as a result of their actions.
14,160

Homicide deaths

Homicide is the killing of one individual by another. Homicide is a general term and may refer to a noncriminal act of killing as well as the criminal act of murder.
5,723

Liver disease deaths

Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. Chronic liver disease (CLD) is a progressive deterioration of liver functions for more than six months. Cirrhosis is when scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue. This stops the liver from working normally.
13,274

Respiratory disease deaths

Other diseases of respiratory system. Respiratory disease is any of the diseases and disorders of the airways and the lungs that affect human respiration.
13,216

Fall deaths

Total number of residents who died because of falling. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among adults age 65 and older.
12,135

Firearm deaths

Total number of residents who died by a firearm.
11,832

Septicemia deaths

Septicemia, or sepsis, is the clinical name for blood poisoning by bacteria. It is the body's most extreme response to an infection. Sepsis that progresses to septic shock has a death rate as high as 50%, depending on the type of organism involved.
12,551

Car accident deaths

Motor vehicle traffic accidents. The total number of deaths caused by a crash involving a vehicle with an engine.
11,186

Renal disease deaths

Essential hypertension and hypertensive renal disease. Renal hypertension puts stress and increased pressure on the kidney, and is a major cause of end-stage renal disease, also known as chronic renal disease, in the elderly.
10,946

Parkinson's disease deaths

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination.
10,566

HIV/AIDS deaths

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. If left untreated, HIV can lead to the disease AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).
1,502

United States death comparison by cause of death 2024

United States Deaths by Gender 2024
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How many female and male deaths in United States 2024

Female deaths 2024

Total number of female residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
437,734

Female death rate 2024

Female death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of female deaths per thousand female residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
8.7860

Female population 2024

Total number of female residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
171,053,394

Male deaths 2024

Total number of male residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
548,566

Male death rate 2024

Male death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of male deaths per thousand male residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
11.3205

Male population 2024

Total number of male residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
166,282,842

United States death comparison by gender 2024

United States Deaths by Race 2024
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How many deaths in United States 2024 for each race and ethnicity

White Caucasian deaths

Total number of White or Caucasian residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
828,764

African Americans deaths

Total number of Black or African American residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
122,015

Asians deaths

Total number of Asian or Pacific Islander residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
27,365

Native Americans deaths

Total number of American Indian or Alaska Native residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
7,278

White Caucasian death rate

White Caucasian death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Caucasian deaths per thousand Caucasian residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
10.8457

African Americans death rate

Black or African American death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of African American deaths per thousand African American residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
8.7800

Asians death rate

Asian or Pacific Islander death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Asian deaths per thousand Asian residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
4.1923

Native Americans death rate

American Indian or Alaska Native death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Native Americans deaths per thousand Native Americans residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
5.0760

White Caucasian population

Total number of White or Caucasian residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
262,259,400

African Americans population

Total number of Black or African American residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
47,726,862

Asians population

Total number of Asian or Pacific Islander residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
22,407,649

Native Americans population

Total number of American Indian or Alaska Native residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
4,921,800

United States death comparison by race 2024

United States Death Statistics by Hispanic Origin 2024
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How many Hispanic or Latino deaths in United States 2024

* There is a small number of deaths, 2,399 deaths 2024, which their Hispanic origin were not recorded.

Hispanic or Latino deaths

Total number of Hispanic or Latino residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
73,319

Hispanic or Latino death rate

Hispanic or Latino death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Hispanic or Latino deaths per thousand Hispanic or Latino residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
4.0352

Hispanic or Latino population

Total number of Hispanic or Latino residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
62,339,033

Not Hispanic or Latino deaths

Total number of residents with no Hispanic or Latino origin who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
909,580

Not Hispanic or Latino death rate

Not Hispanic or Latino death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of deaths with no Hispanic or Latino origin per thousand residents with no Hispanic or Latino origin in a particular area during a particular period of time.
11.3511

Not Hispanic or Latino population

Total number of residents with no Hispanic or Latino origin in a particular area during a particular period of time.
275,051,389

United States death comparison by Hispanic origin 2024

United States Deaths by Age 2024
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How many deaths in United States 2024 for age groups

* There is a small number of deaths, 41 deaths 2024, with no stated age.

Infant Mortality Rate

The infant mortality rate is the number of infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. Infant mortality is the death of an infant before their first birthday.
3.82

Less than 1 year old deaths

Total number of residents younger than 1 year old who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
4,285

1 to 4 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 1 to 4 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
990

5 to 14 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 5 to 14 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
1,819

15 to 24 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 15 to 24 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
16,781

25 to 34 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 25 to 34 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
40,224

35 to 44 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 35 to 44 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
68,927

45 to 54 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 45 to 54 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
93,602

55 to 64 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 55 to 64 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
174,798

65 to 74 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 65 to 74 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
248,256

75 to 84 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 75 to 84 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
222,944

Older than 85 years old deaths

Total number of residents older than 85 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
197,733

United States death comparison by age 2024

Notes:

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