Facts & figures, questions and answers. We aim to provide valuable information to help start your organisation on the journey towards being menopause aware and menopause friendly.
Menopause by Numbers
Statistics and information taken from various sources including The British Menopause Society (BMS), International Menopause Society (IMS), European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS), Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH), Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM), Farleys Solicitors, forthwithlife.co.uk and the Faculty of Public Health (FPH)
Working Life Affected
63 % of menopausal women say their working life has been negatively affected by their symptoms
In a recent survey 25% of women describe their symptoms as severe
The Symptoms of Menopause
Most women will experience menopausal symptoms. Some of these can be quite severe and have a significant impact on everyday activities. Below are some of the more common symptoms of menopause. However, it’s worth remembering that symptoms are unique to each individual.