Mental health statistics: UK and worldwide
Mental health problems are a growing public health concern. They are prevalent not just in the UK, but around the world.
Mental health statistics: the most common mental health problems
Mixed anxiety and depression is the most common mental health disorder in Britain.
Mental Health Statistics: suicide
Suicide and self-harm are not mental health problems themselves, but they are linked with mental distress.
Mental health statistics: schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a serious disorder of the mind and brain but it is also highly treatable - yet the facts around it make for alarming reading.
Mental health statistics: older people
The UK population is ageing rapidly, with the number of people aged 65 and over growing by nearly half in the past 30 years. People living longer is a cause for celebration, but older people are more vulnerable to mental health problems.
Mental health statistics: mental health at work
Find out how many people experience mental ill health at work and how businesses can benefit from prevention initiatives.
Mental health statistics: men and women
Mental health problems affect both men and women, but not in equal measure.
Mental health statistics: family and parenting
While starting a family is an exciting time for many, it can also be stressful and mental ill health among mothers and fathers is not uncommon.
Mental health statistics: depression
Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth.
Mental health statistics: children and young people
We take a life-course approach to mental health because good mental health begins in infancy.
Mental health statistics: bipolar
Formerly known as manic depression, bipolar is a mood disorder. Around 4 million people in the UK live with bipolar.