Osteoporosis - Hard Facts

Total Worldwide osteoporosis fractures in excess of

0.9 million

An osteoporotic fracture is estimated to occur every 0 Seconds

People over the age of 50, who will break a bone mainly as a result of poor bone health.

1 in 2 Women

1 in 5 Men

0 Million

people are affected by Osteoporosis worldwide


The combined lifetime risk for hip, forearm and vertebral fractures coming to clinical attention is around 40%, equivalent to the risk for cardiovascular disease


Nearly 75% of hip, spine and distal forearm fractures occur among patients 65 years old or over

Following a Hip fracture
Percentage affected within 1 year

Nursing home
Restricted driving & Shopping
Difficulty with daily activities
Unable to walk independently