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Depression Statistics

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Depression Demographic Breakdown
Percent
Total Percentage who suffer from depression5.4%
Age 12-174.3%
Age 18-394.7%
Age 40-497.3%
60 and older4%
Female6.7%
Male4%
Mexican American6.3%
Black6%
White4.8%
Below Poverty Level13.1%
At or Above Poverty Level4.4%
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Depression StatisticsData
Number of Americans affected by depressive disorders18.8 Million
Percent of pre-schoolers that are clinically depressed4%
Rate of increase of depression among children23%
Percent of population of developed countries that suffer severe depression15%
Percent of women who are depressed30%
Percent of people who believe depression is a personal weakness54%
Percent of depressed women who are too embarrassed to seek help41%
Percent of depressed people who are not currently having treatment80%
Percent of depressed African-American males that do not seek treatment92%
Percent of depressed people that will commit suicide15%
Amount depression costs employers in lost productivity$51 Billion
Antidepressants work for only 30% of the depressed population30%
Relapse rate of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)80%
Percent of women who experience postpartum depression after giving birth10%
CountryDepression<Anxiety Disorders
U.S.9.6%18.2%
Ukraine9.1%N/A
France8.5%12%
Netherlands6.9%8.8%
Colombia6.8%10%
Lebanon6.6%11.2%
Belgium6.2%6.9%
Spain4.9%5.9%
Mexico4.8%6.8%
Italy3.8%N/A
Germany3.6%6.2%
Japan3.1%5.3%
Beijing2.5%N/A
Shanghai1.7%N/A
Nigeria0.8%3.3%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: US Census Bureau, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 6, 2017

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