10 Most Shocking Statistics About Depression

We know that depression is increasing excessively in our modern world. – Here’s the 10 most shocking statistics about depression 2013

Stats

Percent of pre-schoolers that are clinically depressed

Rate of increase of depression among children

Population of developed countries that suffer severe depression

Women who are depressed

People who believe depression is a personal weakness

Depressed women who are too embarrassed to seek help

Depressed people who are not currently having treatment

Depressed people that will commit suicide

The Amount depression costs employers in lost productivity

Women who experience postpartum depression after giving birth

Source: US Census Bureau, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (July, 2013)

Data

4%

23%

15%

30%

54%

41%

80%

15%

$51 Billion

10%

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