Mental health facts and statistics

Key facts and statistics on mental health problems and issues.

Key facts and trends

The Mental Health Network has produced a short factsheet summarising key facts and trends related to mental health problems (published in March 2016). This factsheet brings together data from major national surveys and reports covering:

  • key trends in morbidity and behaviour
  • wider societal changes and challenges
  • NHS budget and spending projections
  • service activity
  • quality, safety and user experience.

Click here to open the factsheet as a PDF.

This information was published in April 2017.

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