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Depression is mood related disorder that affects the person mentally and physically also. In this disorder learning ability of person is also get decreased. This review is conducted in order to assess the epidemiology of depression.Literature review is conducted using different types of data present on different databases that included PubMed, Frontier in pharmacology, Elsevier, Journal of depression and anxiety, etc. Different studies shows that different types of factors are responsible for depression these factors includes socioeconomic factors, cultural factors and different types of customs.According to study it is found that rate occurrence of depression is more common in females as compare to males. This is associated with physiological, biological and economical factors. It also associated with different types of diseases. And in the worst form depression leads to the suicide.