Detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England 2018/19, by age

This statistic displays the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England in the year 2018/19, by age. In that year, there were almost 16 thousand detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 for those aged 18 to 34 years, the most of any age group.

Number of detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England in 2018/19, by age

Number of detentions
65 and over9,989
50-649,374
35-4912,270
18-3415,991
17 and under1,241
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2018/19

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