Mental health statistics

Key mental health statistics

This section contains a selection of the key statistics on mental health.

Want to know how rates of mental ill health differ between men and women or what the stats say about homelessness and mental health?

Browse this section to find out.

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Mental health problems

Anxiety

Read our statistics on anxiety.

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Bipolar disorder

Read our statistics on bipolar disorder.

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Depression

Read our statistics on depression.

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Schizophrenia

Read our statistics on schizophrenia.

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Stress

Read our statistics on stress.

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Groups experiencing higher prevalence of mental health problems

Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME)

Read our statistics on BAME.

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Carers

Read our statistics on carers.

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Domestic violence

Read our statistics on domestic violence.

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Homelessness

Read our statistics on homelessness.

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Learning disabilities

Read our statistics on learning disabilities.

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LGBTIQ+ people

Read our statistics on the LGBTIQ+ community.

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People with physical health conditions

Read our statistics on people with physical health conditions.

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Refugees and asylum seekers

Read our statistics on refugees and asylum seekers.

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Substance misuse

Read our statistics on substance misuse.

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Other areas

Men and women

Most common mental health problems

People seeking help

Prevention and early intervention

Suicide

UK and worldwide

Children and young people

Family and parenting

Mental health at work

Older people

Economic and social

Global and nationwide

Poverty

Relationships and community

Research costs

Social determinants