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Mo Stats

Here you will find useful facts and stats about the Movember campaign. Need more information? No problem, just contact mediaca@movember.com



2012 CAMPAIGN FIGURES

Global                       
  • Participants: 1,127,152
  • Funds Raised: CAN $146.6 million
Canada
  • Participants: 247,441
  • Funds Raised: CAN $42.6 million

For participation and fundraising figures of each Movember campaign visit Mo History.



KEY STATISTICS

Men's Health | Why is Movember important?

  • The average life expectancy for men is five years less than women (78 years compared to 83)
  • 1 in 5 Canadians will experience an anxiety disorder during their lifetime 
  • The male suicide rate is 4 times higher than that of women
  • 2 in 5 men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime
  • 1 in 7 men in Canada will develop prostate cancer. 26,500 new cases will be diagnosed in Canada this year
  • Close to 4,000 Canadian men will die of prostate cancer annually
Impact on Awareness | Is Movember changing the attitudes and actions of participants? 
  • 70% talked about specific men’s health issues
  • 79% discussed their health with friends, family and colleagues
  • 69% of Mo Bros and Mo Sistas had a general checkup with their doctor
  • 67% recommended that someone else see a doctor
  • 43% became more aware and educated about the health risks they face