Research & statistics
Migraine research & Statistics
"190,000 migraine attacks every day in the UK".
"6 Million UK sufferers"
Ref Migraine NICE - National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
It is estimated that there are 190,000 migraine attacks experienced every day in England and 6 million people suffer from migraine in the UK. Prevalence has been reported to be 5–25% in women and 2–10% in men.
Migraine is the third most common disease in the world (behind dental caries and tension-type headache) with an estimated global prevalence of 14.7% (that’s around 1 in 7 people).1
Ref The migraine trust. 4th Floor, Mitre House, 44-46 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1BN
Migraine is ranked globally as the seventh most disabling disease among all diseases (responsible for 2.9% of all years of life lost to disability/YLDs) and the leading cause of disability among all neurological disorders.1