Stats on Depression

Statistics on Depression

Posted: April 9, 2019
By: Wellness First

Depression Statistics

Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from depression!

3.8% of people ages 12-19 use antidepressants!

19.1% of people age 60+ use antidepressants!

25% of people who start antidepressants continue use for more than 10 years!

Antidepressant usage increases with age!

Antidepressant usage has increased every year among all age groups over the last 15 years!

(statistics obtained from the CDC)