Number of detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England from 2009/10 to 2018/19
Detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England 2009-2019
This statistic displays the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England from 2009/10 to 2018/19. In 2018/19 there were almost 50 thousand detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983, a slight increase from the previous year.
Number of detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England from 2009/10 to 2018/19
Number of detentions
2018/1949,988
2017/1849,551
2016/17*45,864
2015/1663,622
2014/1558,399
2013/1453,176
2012/1350,408
2011/1248,631
2010/1146,348
2009/1046,600
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2009 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Change in how the source collated data related to detentions.

Detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England 2009-2019
This statistic displays the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England from 2009/10 to 2018/19. In 2018/19 there were almost 50 thousand detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983, a slight increase from the previous year.
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