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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of Americans who committed suicide in 2021 increased to 48,183.
According to RT news agency, the United States Health Protection Agency announced in a report that this is the highest number recorded in this country since 2018, when a record 48,344 people died.
Suicide decreased for two consecutive years in 2019 and 2020 and reached 47,511 cases and 45,979 cases, respectively.
This report shows that the suicide rate in 2021 has increased to 14.2 per 100,000 citizens, but no specific reasons for this rate have been mentioned.