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Active Duty Military Death Rates Per 100,000 Serving

1980 - 2010 (As of November 2011)
Calendar YearActive Duty*Full-Time (est) Guard+ReserveSelected Reserve FTE**Total Military FTETotal DeathsAccidentHostile ActionHomicideIllnessPendingSelf InflictedTerrorist AttackUndetermined
19802,050,75822,00086,8722,159,6302,3927208.119.4010.70.5
19812,093,03222,00091,7192,206,7512,38069.106.620.7010.90.6
19822,112,60941,00097,4582,251,0672,31966.304.819.8011.3.1.7
19832,123,90949,000100,4552,273,3642,46562.2.85.118.409.611.6.8
19842,138,33955,000104,5832,297,9221,99956.303.716.309.8.3.7
19852,150,37964,000108,8062,323,1852,25263.504.815.6011.8.2.9
19862,177,84569,000113,0102,359,8551,98450.8.14.416.3011.401.1
19872,166,61171,000115,0862,352,6971,98349.81.64.416.3011.1.11.1
19882,121,65972,000115,8362,309,4951,81946.803.913.9012.3.71.1
19892,112,12874,200117,0562,303,3841,63643.412.512.809.701.6
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* Official Department of Defense end-strengths as of December 31 for military pay accounts. Excludes full time Guard and Reserve.
** Full time equivalent (FTE) is based on official Department of Defense fiscal year end selected reserve strength. (10% of the figure is used to estimate days on Active Duty). FTE estimate also includes mobilized National Guard and Reserve