If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
Insomnia is very common and can affect people at any stage in life. It affects up to 10 to 15 out of 100 adults.1 It is more common in women and older people.
One study reported that about 20 out of 100 children has insomnia.2
Last Revised: December 1, 2011
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