Suicides are a majority of gun deaths nationally and in most states, according to a Stateline analysis of deaths reported between 2018 and early 2023.

In that time, the rate of gun suicides was 5.6 per 100,000 population, on an age-adjusted basis, and varied from 1.1 in the District of Columbia and 1.4 in Massachusetts to 15.5 in Wyoming and 13.1 in Montana.

Source: Stateline analysis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Provisional Mortality Statistics