75+ Eye-Opening Facts and Stats About Sleep [Infographic]

The importance of sleep cannot be overstated. Catching some Zzz’s is essential for physical, mental and emotional health. Unfortunately, many people are sleep-deprived due to various reasons (high-stress jobs, worry, physical illness, among others). If this sounds familiar, we’d like to invite you to review the infographic below which contains 75+ eye-opening facts and stats about sleep.

The information-packed resource was shared by our friends from Disturb Me Not. It is full of compelling facts, such as…

  • Between 50 and 70 million people in the US suffer from a chronic sleep disorder.

  • Approximately 35% of US adults get less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep per night.

  • 45% of Americans report that inadequate sleep affected their daily activities.

  • Most healthy adults need at least 7 hours of sleep a night to feel rested.

  • 10% of US adults have chronic insomnia.

  • More than 25 million Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea.

  • Approximately 4% of Americans used prescription sleeping pills in the previous month.

  • 24.4% of surveyed parents often share their bed with their infants.


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