Recommended Sleep Requirements

Adults/Older Persons on average:  7-9 hours

Adolescents:  8.5-9.5 hours

Toddlers/Children:*  
12-18 months:  13-15 hours
18-months - 3yrs:  12-14 hours
3-5 years:  11-13 hours
5-12 years:  9-11 hours

Infants/Babies:*  
0-2 months:  10.5-18.5 hours
2-12 months:  14-15 hours

*Total time includes naps.

Information provided by the National Sleep Foundation.