13 Hair Loss Facts and Baldness Stats for 2022


For most young men and women, losing hair is nothing less than a nightmare. Even though baldness or hair thinning doesn’t cause any sort of physical pain and discomfort, the psychological and emotional damage is massive. Still, there is very little content on global hair loss numbers, statistics, facts, conditions, and related aspects out there. That’s why Lordhair is here with 13 interesting hair loss and thinning facts!

These baldness statistics and crown thinning trivia will not only bust some myths but also answer some important questions and hopefully wind down the stress caused by hair loss and thinning in 2022. 

Before we list out hair loss and thinning statistics, let’s learn about some basic hair facts that you are probably not aware of! 


4 Hair Loss Facts and Basics    

#1 Hair strands are not living cells

Scientists don’t consider hair strands as living cells. To them, they are forged from protein cells called keratin - a fibrous protein that serves important structural and protective functions in hair. Healthy hair strands have two components - long shafts and thicker roots that constitute hair follicles.

#2 Average human has 100,000 to 150,000 hair strands on the scalp 

An average human has about 100,000 to 150,000 hair strands on the scalp. What’s more interesting, they vary by hair color. Blondes average 150,000  whereas brown-haired men and women have about 110,000 hair strands on their scalp. Redheads have about 90,000 strands.