Definition: Number of suicides per 100,000 youth ages 15-24 (e.g., in 2018-2020, the suicide rate among California youth was 8.7 per 100,000).
Data Source: California Dept. of Public Health, Death Statistical Master Files; California Dept. of Finance, Population Estimates and Projections; CDC WONDER Online Database, Underlying Cause of Death (Apr. 2022).
Footnote: For years prior to 2016-2018, the notation S refers to data that have been suppressed because there were fewer than 20 youth suicides. For years 2016-2018 and later, S refers to data that have been suppressed to protect confidentiality. N/A means that data are not available.