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Statistics by Country for Thyroid disorders

Prevalance of Thyroid disorders:

20 million Americans (NWHIC)

Prevalance Rate for Thyroid disorders:

approx 1 in 13 or 7.35% or 20 million people in USA [about data]

Extrapolation of Prevalence Rate of Thyroid disorders to Countries and Regions:

WARNING! EXTRAPOLATION ONLY! NOT BASED ON COUNTRY-SPECIFIC DATA SOURCES. The following table attempts to extrapolate the above prevalence rate for Thyroid disorders to the populations of various countries and regions. These prevalence extrapolations for Thyroid disorders are only estimates, based on applying the prevalence rates from the US (or a similar country) to the population of other countries, and therefore may have very limited relevance to the actual prevalence of Thyroid disorders in any region:

Country/Region Extrapolated Prevalence Population Estimated Used
Thyroid disorders in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 21,592,308 293,655,4051
Canada 2,390,284 WARNING! (Details) 32,507,8742
Mexico 7,717,617 WARNING! (Details) 104,959,5942
Thyroid disorders in Central America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 20,069 WARNING! (Details) 272,9452
Guatemala 1,050,043 WARNING! (Details) 14,280,5962
Nicaragua 394,099 WARNING! (Details) 5,359,7592
Thyroid disorders in Caribbean (Extrapolated Statistics)
Puerto Rico 286,614 WARNING! (Details) 3,897,9602
Thyroid disorders in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Brazil 13,536,845 WARNING! (Details) 184,101,1092
Chile 1,163,526 WARNING! (Details) 15,823,9572
Colombia 3,111,086 WARNING! (Details) 42,310,7752
Paraguay 455,247 WARNING! (Details) 6,191,3682
Peru 2,025,316 WARNING! (Details) 27,544,3052
Venezuela 1,839,513 WARNING! (Details) 25,017,3872
Thyroid disorders in Northern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Denmark 398,043 WARNING! (Details) 5,413,3922
Finland 383,419 WARNING! (Details) 5,214,5122
Iceland 21,615 WARNING! (Details) 293,9662
Sweden 660,764 WARNING! (Details) 8,986,4002
Thyroid disorders in Western Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Britain (United Kingdom) 4,431,669 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,708 for UK2
Belgium 760,902 WARNING! (Details) 10,348,2762
France 4,442,956 WARNING! (Details) 60,424,2132
Ireland 291,879 WARNING! (Details) 3,969,5582
Luxembourg 34,021 WARNING! (Details) 462,6902
Monaco 2,372 WARNING! (Details) 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 1,199,867 WARNING! (Details) 16,318,1992
United Kingdom 4,431,669 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,7082
Wales 214,558 WARNING! (Details) 2,918,0002
Thyroid disorders in Central Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 601,085 WARNING! (Details) 8,174,7622
Czech Republic 91,630 WARNING! (Details) 1,0246,1782
Germany 6,060,632 WARNING! (Details) 82,424,6092
Hungary 737,674 WARNING! (Details) 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 2,458 WARNING! (Details) 33,4362
Poland 2,840,172 WARNING! (Details) 38,626,3492
Slovakia 398,791 WARNING! (Details) 5,423,5672
Slovenia 147,902 WARNING! (Details) 2,011,473 2
Switzerland 547,857 WARNING! (Details) 7,450,8672
Thyroid disorders in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belarus 758,126 WARNING! (Details) 10,310,5202
Estonia 98,651 WARNING! (Details) 1,341,6642
Latvia 169,581 WARNING! (Details) 2,306,3062
Lithuania 265,286 WARNING! (Details) 3,607,8992
Russia 10,586,327 WARNING! (Details) 143,974,0592
Ukraine 3,509,711 WARNING! (Details) 47,732,0792
Thyroid disorders in the Southwestern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 578,557 WARNING! (Details) 7,868,3852
Georgia 345,139 WARNING! (Details) 4,693,8922
Portugal 773,834 WARNING! (Details) 10,524,1452
Spain 2,961,822 WARNING! (Details) 40,280,7802
Thyroid disorders in Southern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Greece 782,906 WARNING! (Details) 10,647,5292
Italy 4,268,932 WARNING! (Details) 58,057,4772
Thyroid disorders in the Southeastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 260,647 WARNING! (Details) 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 29,971 WARNING! (Details) 407,6082
Bulgaria 552,792 WARNING! (Details) 7,517,9732
Croatia 330,652 WARNING! (Details) 4,496,8692
Macedonia 150,006 WARNING! (Details) 2,040,0852
Romania 1,643,790 WARNING! (Details) 22,355,5512
Serbia and Montenegro 796,022 WARNING! (Details) 10,825,9002
Thyroid disorders in Northern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Mongolia 202,302 WARNING! (Details) 2,751,3142
Thyroid disorders in Central Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Kazakhstan 1,113,507 WARNING! (Details) 15,143,7042
Tajikistan 515,555 WARNING! (Details) 7,011,556 2
Uzbekistan 1,941,942 WARNING! (Details) 26,410,4162
Thyroid disorders in Eastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
China 95,503,499 WARNING! (Details) 1,298,847,6242
Hong Kong s.a.r. 504,053 WARNING! (Details) 6,855,1252
Japan 9,362,720 WARNING! (Details) 127,333,0022
Macau s.a.r. 32,741 WARNING! (Details) 445,2862
North Korea 1,668,937 WARNING! (Details) 22,697,5532
South Korea 3,546,599 WARNING! (Details) 48,233,7602
Taiwan 1,672,782 WARNING! (Details) 22,749,8382
Thyroid disorders in Southwestern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Turkey 5,065,729 WARNING! (Details) 68,893,9182
Thyroid disorders in Southern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 2,096,593 WARNING! (Details) 28,513,6772
Bangladesh 10,392,681 WARNING! (Details) 141,340,4762
Bhutan 160,703 WARNING! (Details) 2,185,5692
India 78,314,013 WARNING! (Details) 1,065,070,6072
Pakistan 11,705,612 WARNING! (Details) 159,196,3362
Sri Lanka 1,463,615 WARNING! (Details) 19,905,1652
Thyroid disorders in Southeastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
East Timor 74,944 WARNING! (Details) 1,019,2522
Indonesia 17,533,304 WARNING! (Details) 238,452,9522
Laos 446,185 WARNING! (Details) 6,068,1172
Malaysia 1,729,594 WARNING! (Details) 23,522,4822
Philippines 6,341,301 WARNING! (Details) 86,241,6972
Singapore 320,139 WARNING! (Details) 4,353,8932
Thailand 4,769,523 WARNING! (Details) 64,865,5232
Vietnam 6,078,146 WARNING! (Details) 82,662,8002
Thyroid disorders in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Gaza strip 97,425 WARNING! (Details) 1,324,9912
Iran 4,963,470 WARNING! (Details) 67,503,2052
Iraq 1,865,786 WARNING! (Details) 25,374,6912
Israel 455,809 WARNING! (Details) 6,199,0082
Jordan 412,588 WARNING! (Details) 5,611,2022
Kuwait 165,996 WARNING! (Details) 2,257,5492
Lebanon 277,736 WARNING! (Details) 3,777,2182
Saudi Arabia 1,896,760 WARNING! (Details) 25,795,9382
Syria 1,324,770 WARNING! (Details) 18,016,8742
United Arab Emirates 185,581 WARNING! (Details) 2,523,9152
West Bank 169,941 WARNING! (Details) 2,311,2042
Yemen 1,472,416 WARNING! (Details) 20,024,8672
Thyroid disorders in Northern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Egypt 5,596,869 WARNING! (Details) 76,117,4212
Libya 414,087 WARNING! (Details) 5,631,5852
Sudan 2,878,541 WARNING! (Details) 39,148,1622
Thyroid disorders in Western Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Congo Brazzaville 220,444 WARNING! (Details) 2,998,0402
Ghana 1,526,252 WARNING! (Details) 20,757,0322
Liberia 249,311 WARNING! (Details) 3,390,6352
Niger 835,333 WARNING! (Details) 11,360,5382
Nigeria 1,305,173 WARNING! (Details) 12,5750,3562
Senegal 797,951 WARNING! (Details) 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 432,638 WARNING! (Details) 5,883,8892
Thyroid disorders in Central Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Central African Republic 275,182 WARNING! (Details) 3,742,4822
Chad 701,363 WARNING! (Details) 9,538,5442
Congo kinshasa 4,288,016 WARNING! (Details) 58,317,0302
Rwanda 605,784 WARNING! (Details) 8,238,6732
Thyroid disorders in Eastern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Ethiopia 5,245,336 WARNING! (Details) 71,336,5712
Kenya 2,425,155 WARNING! (Details) 32,982,1092
Somalia 610,632 WARNING! (Details) 8,304,6012
Tanzania 2,652,264 WARNING! (Details) 36,070,7992
Uganda 1,940,460 WARNING! (Details) 26,390,2582
Thyroid disorders in Southern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 807,246 WARNING! (Details) 10,978,5522
Botswana 120,531 WARNING! (Details) 1,639,2312
South Africa 3,268,269 WARNING! (Details) 44,448,4702
Swaziland 85,973 WARNING! (Details) 1,169,2412
Zambia 810,712 WARNING! (Details) 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 269,989 WARNING! (Details) 1,2671,8602
Thyroid disorders in Oceania (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 1,464,201 WARNING! (Details) 19,913,1442
New Zealand 293,663 WARNING! (Details) 3,993,8172
Papua New Guinea 398,549 WARNING! (Details) 5,420,2802

Undiagnosed prevalence of Thyroid disorders:

about 13 million (based on estimates from the AACE, as reported by Reader's Digest 3; estimated 8 million people (American Medical Women's Association)

Undiagnosed Prevalence Rate for Thyroid disorders: approx 1 in 20 or 4.78% or 13 million people in USA [about data]

Extrapolation of Undiagnosed-Prevalence Rate for Thyroid disorders to Countries and Regions: The following table attempts to extrapolate the above undiagnosed-prevalence rate for Thyroid disorders to the populations of various countries and regions. As discussed above, these undiagnosed-prevalence extrapolations for Thyroid disorders are only estimates and may have limited relevance to the actual undiagnosed-prevalence of Thyroid disorders in any region:

Country/Region Extrapolated Undiagnosed Prevalence Population Estimated Used
Thyroid disorders in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 14,035,001 WARNING! (Details) 293,655,4051
Canada 1,553,685 WARNING! (Details) 32,507,8742
Mexico 5,016,451 WARNING! (Details) 104,959,5942
Thyroid disorders in Central America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 13,045 WARNING! (Details) 272,9452
Guatemala 682,528 WARNING! (Details) 14,280,5962
Nicaragua 256,164 WARNING! (Details) 5,359,7592
Thyroid disorders in Caribbean (Extrapolated Statistics)
Puerto Rico 186,299 WARNING! (Details) 3,897,9602
Thyroid disorders in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Brazil 8,798,950 WARNING! (Details) 184,101,1092
Chile 756,292 WARNING! (Details) 15,823,9572
Colombia 2,022,206 WARNING! (Details) 42,310,7752
Paraguay 295,910 WARNING! (Details) 6,191,3682
Peru 1,316,455 WARNING! (Details) 27,544,3052
Venezuela 1,195,683 WARNING! (Details) 25,017,3872
Thyroid disorders in Northern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Denmark 258,728 WARNING! (Details) 5,413,3922
Finland 249,223 WARNING! (Details) 5,214,5122
Iceland 14,049 WARNING! (Details) 293,9662
Sweden 429,497 WARNING! (Details) 8,986,4002
Thyroid disorders in Western Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Britain (United Kingdom) 2,880,585 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,708 for UK2
Belgium 494,586 WARNING! (Details) 10,348,2762
France 2,887,921 WARNING! (Details) 60,424,2132
Ireland 189,721 WARNING! (Details) 3,969,5582
Luxembourg 22,113 WARNING! (Details) 462,6902
Monaco 1,542 WARNING! (Details) 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 779,913 WARNING! (Details) 16,318,1992
United Kingdom 2,880,585 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,7082
Wales 139,463 WARNING! (Details) 2,918,0002
Thyroid disorders in Central Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 390,705 WARNING! (Details) 8,174,7622
Czech Republic 59,559 WARNING! (Details) 1,0246,1782
Germany 3,939,411 WARNING! (Details) 82,424,6092
Hungary 479,488 WARNING! (Details) 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 1,598 WARNING! (Details) 33,4362
Poland 1,846,112 WARNING! (Details) 38,626,3492
Slovakia 259,214 WARNING! (Details) 5,423,5672
Slovenia 96,136 WARNING! (Details) 2,011,473 2
Switzerland 356,107 WARNING! (Details) 7,450,8672
Thyroid disorders in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belarus 492,782 WARNING! (Details) 10,310,5202
Estonia 64,123 WARNING! (Details) 1,341,6642
Latvia 110,227 WARNING! (Details) 2,306,3062
Lithuania 172,436 WARNING! (Details) 3,607,8992
Russia 6,881,113 WARNING! (Details) 143,974,0592
Ukraine 2,281,312 WARNING! (Details) 47,732,0792
Thyroid disorders in the Southwestern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 376,062 WARNING! (Details) 7,868,3852
Portugal 502,992 WARNING! (Details) 10,524,1452
Spain 1,925,184 WARNING! (Details) 40,280,7802
Georgia 224,340 WARNING! (Details) 4,693,8922
Thyroid disorders in the Southern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Italy 2,774,805 WARNING! (Details) 58,057,4772
Greece 508,889 WARNING! (Details) 10,647,5292
Thyroid disorders in the Southeastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 169,420 WARNING! (Details) 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 19,481 WARNING! (Details) 407,6082
Bulgaria 359,314 WARNING! (Details) 7,517,9732
Croatia 214,923 WARNING! (Details) 4,496,8692
Macedonia 97,504 WARNING! (Details) 2,040,0852
Romania 1,068,463 WARNING! (Details) 22,355,5512
Serbia and Montenegro 517,414 WARNING! (Details) 10,825,9002
Thyroid disorders in Northern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Mongolia 131,496 2,751,3142
Thyroid disorders in Central Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Kazakhstan 723,779 WARNING! (Details) 15,143,7042
Tajikistan 335,111 WARNING! (Details) 7,011,556 2
Uzbekistan 1,262,262 WARNING! (Details) 26,410,4162
Thyroid disorders in Eastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
China 62,077,276 WARNING! (Details) 1,298,847,6242
Hong Kong s.a.r. 327,634 WARNING! (Details) 6,855,1252
Japan 6,085,768 WARNING! (Details) 127,333,0022
Macau s.a.r. 21,282 WARNING! (Details) 445,2862
North Korea 1,084,809 WARNING! (Details) 22,697,5532
South Korea 2,305,290 WARNING! (Details) 48,233,7602
Taiwan 1,087,308 WARNING! (Details) 22,749,8382
Thyroid disorders in Southwestern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Turkey 3,292,724 WARNING! (Details) 68,893,9182
Thyroid disorders in Southern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 1,362,786 WARNING! (Details) 28,513,6772
Bangladesh 6,755,243 WARNING! (Details) 141,340,4762
Bhutan 104,457 WARNING! (Details) 2,185,5692
India 50,904,110 WARNING! (Details) 1,065,070,6072
Pakistan 7,608,648 WARNING! (Details) 159,196,3362
Sri Lanka 951,349 WARNING! (Details) 19,905,1652
Thyroid disorders in Southeastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
East Timor 48,714 WARNING! (Details) 1,019,2522
Indonesia 11,396,648 WARNING! (Details) 238,452,9522
Laos 290,020 WARNING! (Details) 6,068,1172
Malaysia 1,124,236 WARNING! (Details) 23,522,4822
Philippines 4,121,845 WARNING! (Details) 86,241,6972
Singapore 208,090 WARNING! (Details) WARNING! (Details) 4,353,8932
Thailand 3,100,190 WARNING! (Details) 64,865,5232
Vietnam 3,950,795 WARNING! (Details) 82,662,8002
Thyroid disorders in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Gaza strip 63,326 WARNING! (Details) 1,324,9912
Iran 3,226,256 WARNING! (Details) 67,503,2052
Iraq 1,212,760 WARNING! (Details) 25,374,6912
Israel 296,276 WARNING! (Details) 6,199,0082
Jordan 268,182 WARNING! (Details) 5,611,2022
Kuwait 107,897 WARNING! (Details) 2,257,5492
Lebanon 180,528 WARNING! (Details) 3,777,2182
Saudi Arabia 1,232,894 WARNING! (Details) 25,795,9382
Syria 861,100 WARNING! (Details) 18,016,8742
United Arab Emirates 120,628 WARNING! (Details) 2,523,9152
West Bank 110,461 WARNING! (Details) 2,311,2042
Yemen 957,070 WARNING! (Details) 20,024,8672
Thyroid disorders in Northern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Egypt 3,637,964 WARNING! (Details) 76,117,4212
Libya 269,156 WARNING! (Details) 5,631,5852
Sudan 1,871,051 WARNING! (Details) 39,148,1622
Thyroid disorders in Western Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Congo Brazzaville 143,288 WARNING! (Details) 2,998,0402
Ghana 992,064 WARNING! (Details) 20,757,0322
Liberia 162,052 WARNING! (Details) 3,390,6352
Niger 542,966 WARNING! (Details) 11,360,5382
Nigeria 848,362 WARNING! (Details) 12,5750,3562
Senegal 518,668 WARNING! (Details) 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 281,215 WARNING! (Details) 5,883,8892
Thyroid disorders in Central Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Central African Republic 178,868 WARNING! (Details) 3,742,4822
Chad 455,886 WARNING! (Details) 9,538,5442
Congo kinshasa 2,787,211 WARNING! (Details) 58,317,0302
Rwanda 393,760 WARNING! (Details) 8,238,6732
Thyroid disorders in Eastern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Ethiopia 3,409,468 WARNING! (Details) 71,336,5712
Kenya 1,576,350 WARNING! (Details) 32,982,1092
Somalia 396,911 WARNING! (Details) 8,304,6012
Tanzania 1,723,972 WARNING! (Details) 36,070,7992
Uganda 1,261,299 WARNING! (Details) 26,390,2582
Thyroid disorders in Southern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 524,710 WARNING! (Details) 10,978,5522
Botswana 78,345 WARNING! (Details) 1,639,2312
South Africa 2,124,375 WARNING! (Details) 44,448,4702
Swaziland 55,882 WARNING! (Details) 1,169,2412
Zambia 526,963 WARNING! (Details) 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 175,493 WARNING! (Details) 1,2671,8602
Thyroid disorders in Oceania (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 951,731 WARNING! (Details) 19,913,1442
New Zealand 190,880 WARNING! (Details) 3,993,8172
Papua New Guinea 259,057 WARNING! (Details) 5,420,2802

About extrapolations of prevalence and incidence statistics for Thyroid disorders:

WARNING! EXTRAPOLATED STATISTICS ONLY! Not based on data sources from individual countries. These statistics are calculated extrapolations of various prevalence or incidence rates against the populations of a particular country or region. The statistics used for prevalence/incidence of Thyroid disorders are typically based on US, UK, Canadian or Australian prevalence or incidence statistics, which are then extrapolated using only the population of the other country. This extrapolation calculation is automated and does not take into account any genetic, cultural, environmental, social, racial or other differences across the various countries and regions for which the extrapolated Thyroid disorders statistics below refer to. The extrapolation does not use data sources or statistics about any country other than its population. As such, these extrapolations may be highly inaccurate (especially for developing or third-world countries) and only give a general indication (or even a meaningless indication) as to the actual prevalence or incidence of Thyroid disorders in that region. These statistics are presented only in the hope that they may be interesting to some people.

About prevalence and incidence statistics in general for Thyroid disorders:

The word 'prevalence' of Thyroid disorders usually means the estimated population of people who are managing Thyroid disorders at any given time (i.e. people with Thyroid disorders). The term 'incidence' of Thyroid disorders means the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Thyroid disorders diagnosed each year (i.e. getting Thyroid disorders). Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


Lifetime risk for Thyroid disorders: 1 in 8 women during their lifetime in the US (American Medical Women’s Association); 1 in 8 for women (NWHIC)

Footnotes:
1. US Census Bureau, Population Estimates, 2004
2. US Census Bureau, International Data Base, 2004
3. Reader's Digest, February 2004, "10 Diseases Doctors Miss", page 120
 

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