Facts and Figures

The latest facts and figures about endometriosis.

1 in 10 women of reproductive age in the UK suffer from endometriosis.

10% of women world wide have endometriosis – that’s 176 million worldwide.1

The prevalence of endometriosis in women with infertility be as high as to 30–50%.2

Endometriosis is the second most common gynaecological condition in the UK.3

Endometriosis affects 1.5 miliion women, a similar number of women affected by diabetes.4

On average it takes 7.5 years from onset of symptoms to get a diagnosis.5

Endometriosis costs the UK economy £8.2bn a year in treatment, loss of work and healthcare costs.6

The cause of endometriosis is unknown and there is no definite cure.


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