Share of people worldwide who believed vaccines can cause autism as of 2017

Percentage of respondents in select countries worldwide who believed some vaccines cause autism in healthy children as of 2017

Share of people worldwide who believed vaccines can cause autism as of 2017 This statistic is based on a survey by Ipsos MORI and shows the percentage of respondents in select countries worldwide who believed some vaccines cause autism in healthy children as of 2017. It was found that around 44 percent of respondents in India believed vaccines can cause autism, despite this claim being widely discredited.
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Percentage of respondents in select countries worldwide who believed some vaccines cause autism in healthy children as of 2017

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Argentina 10%28%62%
Australia 14%27%59%
Belgium 9%51%40%
Brazil 10%35%54%
Canada 16%32%52%
Chile 16%31%53%
China 19%50%31%
Colombia 14%44%42%
Denmark 22%36%42%
France 17%48%35%
Germany 12%36%52%
Great Britain 20%35%45%
Hong Kong 22%50%28%
Hungary 10%42%48%
India 44%36%20%
Indonesia 23%32%45%
Israel 29%35%36%
Italy 14%38%48%
Japan 12%63%25%
Malaysia 30%35%34%
Mexico 14%28%58%
Montenegro 44%30%26%
Netherlands 11%40%49%
New Zealand 16%31%53%
Norway 18%23%59%
Peru 17%39%45%
Philippines 28%33%39%
Poland 17%38%45%
Russia 14%47%39%
Saudi Arabia 24%51%25%
Serbia 27%40%34%
Singapore 20%48%32%
South Africa 30%35%34%
South Korea 19%52%30%
Spain8%39%53%
Sweden 25%24%52%
Turkey 31%47%22%
USA 19%29%52%
TrueDon't knowFalse
Argentina 10%28%62%
Australia 14%27%59%
Belgium 9%51%40%
Brazil 10%35%54%
Canada 16%32%52%
Chile 16%31%53%
China 19%50%31%
Colombia 14%44%42%
Denmark 22%36%42%
France 17%48%35%
Germany 12%36%52%
Great Britain 20%35%45%
Hong Kong 22%50%28%
Hungary 10%42%48%
India 44%36%20%
Indonesia 23%32%45%
Israel 29%35%36%
Italy 14%38%48%
Japan 12%63%25%
Malaysia 30%35%34%
Mexico 14%28%58%
Montenegro 44%30%26%
Netherlands 11%40%49%
New Zealand 16%31%53%
Norway 18%23%59%
Peru 17%39%45%
Philippines 28%33%39%
Poland 17%38%45%
Russia 14%47%39%
Saudi Arabia 24%51%25%
Serbia 27%40%34%
Singapore 20%48%32%
South Africa 30%35%34%
South Korea 19%52%30%
Spain8%39%53%
Sweden 25%24%52%
Turkey 31%47%22%
USA 19%29%52%
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This statistic is based on a survey by Ipsos MORI and shows the percentage of respondents in select countries worldwide who believed some vaccines cause autism in healthy children as of 2017. It was found that around 44 percent of respondents in India believed vaccines can cause autism, despite this claim being widely discredited.
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