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These 9 Numbers Show Just How Americans Sleep At Night

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These 9 Numbers Show Just How Americans Sleep At Night

Unsurprisingly, Americans are among the most sleep deprived people in the world. We’ve partnered with The Huffington Post and rounded up nine surprising statistics about Americans’ sleep habits.


From stress and insomnia, to game-changing overtime scores and unanticipated election results, there are far too many reasons Americans are often up well past their bedtimes. Take a look, and rest easier tonight.


83.6 million


The estimated total number of Americans who are sleep deprived.


1 in 3


The number of U.S. adults who say they aren’t getting enough sleep on a regular basis.


$41 billion


The estimated amount of money Americans spent on sleep aids and remedies in 2015.




The percentage of U.S. adults who say lack of quality sleep affects their daily activities at least once a week.


7 hours, 51 minutes


The average amount of time U.S. adults spent in bed on election night, compared to a weekday average of 8 hours and 16 minutes, making it the most sleep-deprived night for Americans in 2016.*




The minutes later than on an average night that Cubs and Indians fans went to bed after the final series game.*




The percentage of people who take weekday naps, compared to 12.7 percent who nap on weekends.*




The average minutes lost in bed to fans in Massachusetts on the night of the biggest football game of the year. By comparison, fans in Georgia lost 34 minutes in bed that same night.*


50 to 70 Million


The number of American adults who have some kind of sleep disorder.




*Based on proprietary biometric sleep data provided by Sleep Number® SleepIQ® technology.


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