How Much Sleep Do You Need?


Sleep is more than just how much time you slept. You also have to consider your sleep cycles, which are the stages your body goes through each night as you sleep. 

Even when you get a relatively consistent Shuteye each night, you can feel drowsy some days and alert on others. So why is this?

To help you understand  How Much Sleep you need use our sleep guide, based on your age.


Age Hours of Sleep Needed
0–3 month 14–17 hours
4–11 month 12–16 hours
1–2 years 11–14 hours
3–5 years 10–13 hours
6–12 years  9–12 hours
13–18 years 8–10 hours
19–64 years 7–9 hours
65+ years 7–8 hours


Disclaimer: These are estimates of sleep hours required.. The actual length of your sleep may vary for each person.