Statistics – Depression and suicidal ideation among Canadians aged 15 to 24

According to the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey―Mental Health, 15 to 24 year-olds had the highest rates of mood and anxiety disorders of all age groups. About 7% of them were identified as having had depression in the past 12 months, compared with 5% of people aged 25 to 64 and 2% of those aged 65 or older.