Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children in select countries worldwide as of 2017 (per 10,000 children)

Countries with the highest rates of autism among children worldwide as of 2017 This statistic shows the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children in select countries worldwide as of 2017, per 10,000 children. As of this time, Japan was estimated to have the highest rate of autism among with approximately 161 children per 10,0000 with the disorder.
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Number of children with autism per 10,000 children studied
Japan161
United Kingdom94
Sweden72
Denmark68
United States66
Canada65
Australia45
Brazil27
Hong Kong (SAR of China)17
Portugal9.2
Number of children with autism per 10,000 children studied
Japan161
United Kingdom94
Sweden72
Denmark68
United States66
Canada65
Australia45
Brazil27
Hong Kong (SAR of China)17
Portugal9.2
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This statistic shows the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children in select countries worldwide as of 2017, per 10,000 children. As of this time, Japan was estimated to have the highest rate of autism among with approximately 161 children per 10,0000 with the disorder.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
This statistic includes data from multiple studies from various countries ranging in year and sample size.

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