Vaginismus Statistics

Here are some statistics you may find enlightening about vaginismus. Keep in mind that different studies will yield different results, because many women are too embarrassed to say they have vaginismus, or don't possess the knowledge to know that they have it.
  • Prevalance
    • Approximately 10% of adult women have experienced painful intercourse in the last six months.
    • Approximately 2 out of every 1,000 women has at least moderate vaginismus.
    • Approximately 20% of women who seek help from sexual clinics are experiencing vaginismus.
  • Demographics
    • 53% of clinical vaginismus patients are married.
    • 53% of women with vaginismus are between 25 and 35 years old, with 18% younger and 29% older.
  • Treatment Success
    • Treatment success rates hover around 95% in most clinical trials
    • The highest recorded success rate for a robust clinical trial was 100%
    • The lowest recorded success rate for a robust clinical trial was 75%