Percentage of women of child-bearing age who reported having mood disorders, by age, Canada, 2007/2008 to 2013/2014

Mood disorders include depression, bipolar disorder, mania or dysthymia.

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Statistics Canada. Table 105-0502 – Health indicator profile, two year period estimates, by age group and sex, Canada, provinces, territories, health regions (2013 boundaries) and peer groups, occasional. -accessed July 20, 2017.

In 2013/14, 9% of women of child-bearing age (20 to 34 years of age) reported that they had a mood disorder.

Older women in the child-bearing age group 35 to 44 years of age were more likely to report a mood disorder – at 11% in 2013/14, than the 20 – 34 year age group.

Reported mood disorders increased slightly for both groups of women between 2007/08 to 2013/14.