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Statistics by Country for Back pain

Prevalance of Back pain:

6 million cases annually (unreliable estimate)

Prevalance Rate for Back pain:

approx 1 in 45 or 2.21% or 6 million people in USA [about data]

Extrapolation of Prevalence Rate of Back pain 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 Back pain to the populations of various countries and regions. These prevalence extrapolations for Back pain 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 Back pain in any region:

Country/Region Extrapolated Prevalence Population Estimated Used
Back pain in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 6,477,692 293,655,4051
Canada 717,085 WARNING! (Details) 32,507,8742
Mexico 2,315,285 WARNING! (Details) 104,959,5942
Back pain in Central America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 6,020 WARNING! (Details) 272,9452
Guatemala 315,013 WARNING! (Details) 14,280,5962
Nicaragua 118,229 WARNING! (Details) 5,359,7592
Back pain in Caribbean (Extrapolated Statistics)
Puerto Rico 85,984 WARNING! (Details) 3,897,9602
Back pain in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Brazil 4,061,053 WARNING! (Details) 184,101,1092
Chile 349,057 WARNING! (Details) 15,823,9572
Colombia 933,325 WARNING! (Details) 42,310,7752
Paraguay 136,574 WARNING! (Details) 6,191,3682
Peru 607,594 WARNING! (Details) 27,544,3052
Venezuela 551,854 WARNING! (Details) 25,017,3872
Back pain in Northern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Denmark 119,413 WARNING! (Details) 5,413,3922
Finland 115,025 WARNING! (Details) 5,214,5122
Iceland 6,484 WARNING! (Details) 293,9662
Sweden 198,229 WARNING! (Details) 8,986,4002
Back pain in Western Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Britain (United Kingdom) 1,329,500 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,708 for UK2
Belgium 228,270 WARNING! (Details) 10,348,2762
France 1,332,887 WARNING! (Details) 60,424,2132
Ireland 87,563 WARNING! (Details) 3,969,5582
Luxembourg 10,206 WARNING! (Details) 462,6902
Monaco 711 WARNING! (Details) 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 359,960 WARNING! (Details) 16,318,1992
United Kingdom 1,329,500 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,7082
Wales 64,367 WARNING! (Details) 2,918,0002
Back pain in Central Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 180,325 WARNING! (Details) 8,174,7622
Czech Republic 27,489 WARNING! (Details) 1,0246,1782
Germany 1,818,189 WARNING! (Details) 82,424,6092
Hungary 221,302 WARNING! (Details) 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 737 WARNING! (Details) 33,4362
Poland 852,051 WARNING! (Details) 38,626,3492
Slovakia 119,637 WARNING! (Details) 5,423,5672
Slovenia 44,370 WARNING! (Details) 2,011,473 2
Switzerland 164,357 WARNING! (Details) 7,450,8672
Back pain in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belarus 227,437 WARNING! (Details) 10,310,5202
Estonia 29,595 WARNING! (Details) 1,341,6642
Latvia 50,874 WARNING! (Details) 2,306,3062
Lithuania 79,586 WARNING! (Details) 3,607,8992
Russia 3,175,898 WARNING! (Details) 143,974,0592
Ukraine 1,052,913 WARNING! (Details) 47,732,0792
Back pain in the Southwestern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 173,567 WARNING! (Details) 7,868,3852
Georgia 103,541 WARNING! (Details) 4,693,8922
Portugal 232,150 WARNING! (Details) 10,524,1452
Spain 888,546 WARNING! (Details) 40,280,7802
Back pain in Southern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Greece 234,871 WARNING! (Details) 10,647,5292
Italy 1,280,679 WARNING! (Details) 58,057,4772
Back pain in the Southeastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 78,194 WARNING! (Details) 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8,991 WARNING! (Details) 407,6082
Bulgaria 165,837 WARNING! (Details) 7,517,9732
Croatia 99,195 WARNING! (Details) 4,496,8692
Macedonia 45,001 WARNING! (Details) 2,040,0852
Romania 493,137 WARNING! (Details) 22,355,5512
Serbia and Montenegro 238,806 WARNING! (Details) 10,825,9002
Back pain in Northern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Mongolia 60,690 WARNING! (Details) 2,751,3142
Back pain in Central Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Kazakhstan 334,052 WARNING! (Details) 15,143,7042
Tajikistan 154,666 WARNING! (Details) 7,011,556 2
Uzbekistan 582,582 WARNING! (Details) 26,410,4162
Back pain in Eastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
China 28,651,049 WARNING! (Details) 1,298,847,6242
Hong Kong s.a.r. 151,215 WARNING! (Details) 6,855,1252
Japan 2,808,816 WARNING! (Details) 127,333,0022
Macau s.a.r. 9,822 WARNING! (Details) 445,2862
North Korea 500,681 WARNING! (Details) 22,697,5532
South Korea 1,063,979 WARNING! (Details) 48,233,7602
Taiwan 501,834 WARNING! (Details) 22,749,8382
Back pain in Southwestern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Turkey 1,519,718 WARNING! (Details) 68,893,9182
Back pain in Southern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 628,978 WARNING! (Details) 28,513,6772
Bangladesh 3,117,804 WARNING! (Details) 141,340,4762
Bhutan 48,211 WARNING! (Details) 2,185,5692
India 23,494,204 WARNING! (Details) 1,065,070,6072
Pakistan 3,511,683 WARNING! (Details) 159,196,3362
Sri Lanka 439,084 WARNING! (Details) 19,905,1652
Back pain in Southeastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
East Timor 22,483 WARNING! (Details) 1,019,2522
Indonesia 5,259,991 WARNING! (Details) 238,452,9522
Laos 133,855 WARNING! (Details) 6,068,1172
Malaysia 518,878 WARNING! (Details) 23,522,4822
Philippines 1,902,390 WARNING! (Details) 86,241,6972
Singapore 96,041 WARNING! (Details) 4,353,8932
Thailand 1,430,857 WARNING! (Details) 64,865,5232
Vietnam 1,823,444 WARNING! (Details) 82,662,8002
Back pain in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Gaza strip 29,227 WARNING! (Details) 1,324,9912
Iran 1,489,041 WARNING! (Details) 67,503,2052
Iraq 559,735 WARNING! (Details) 25,374,6912
Israel 136,742 WARNING! (Details) 6,199,0082
Jordan 123,776 WARNING! (Details) 5,611,2022
Kuwait 49,798 WARNING! (Details) 2,257,5492
Lebanon 83,320 WARNING! (Details) 3,777,2182
Saudi Arabia 569,028 WARNING! (Details) 25,795,9382
Syria 397,431 WARNING! (Details) 18,016,8742
United Arab Emirates 55,674 WARNING! (Details) 2,523,9152
West Bank 50,982 WARNING! (Details) 2,311,2042
Yemen 441,724 WARNING! (Details) 20,024,8672
Back pain in Northern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Egypt 1,679,060 WARNING! (Details) 76,117,4212
Libya 124,226 WARNING! (Details) 5,631,5852
Sudan 863,562 WARNING! (Details) 39,148,1622
Back pain in Western Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Congo Brazzaville 66,133 WARNING! (Details) 2,998,0402
Ghana 457,875 WARNING! (Details) 20,757,0322
Liberia 74,793 WARNING! (Details) 3,390,6352
Niger 250,600 WARNING! (Details) 11,360,5382
Nigeria 391,551 WARNING! (Details) 12,5750,3562
Senegal 239,385 WARNING! (Details) 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 129,791 WARNING! (Details) 5,883,8892
Back pain in Central Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Central African Republic 82,554 WARNING! (Details) 3,742,4822
Chad 210,409 WARNING! (Details) 9,538,5442
Congo kinshasa 1,286,405 WARNING! (Details) 58,317,0302
Rwanda 181,735 WARNING! (Details) 8,238,6732
Back pain in Eastern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Ethiopia 1,573,600 WARNING! (Details) 71,336,5712
Kenya 727,546 WARNING! (Details) 32,982,1092
Somalia 183,189 WARNING! (Details) 8,304,6012
Tanzania 795,679 WARNING! (Details) 36,070,7992
Uganda 582,138 WARNING! (Details) 26,390,2582
Back pain in Southern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 242,173 WARNING! (Details) 10,978,5522
Botswana 36,159 WARNING! (Details) 1,639,2312
South Africa 980,480 WARNING! (Details) 44,448,4702
Swaziland 25,792 WARNING! (Details) 1,169,2412
Zambia 243,213 WARNING! (Details) 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 80,996 WARNING! (Details) 1,2671,8602
Back pain in Oceania (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 439,260 WARNING! (Details) 19,913,1442
New Zealand 88,098 WARNING! (Details) 3,993,8172
Papua New Guinea 119,564 WARNING! (Details) 5,420,2802

About extrapolations of prevalence and incidence statistics for Back pain:

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 Back pain 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 Back pain 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 Back pain 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 Back pain:

The word 'prevalence' of Back pain usually means the estimated population of people who are managing Back pain at any given time (i.e. people with Back pain). The term 'incidence' of Back pain means the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Back pain diagnosed each year (i.e. getting Back pain). 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.

1. US Census Bureau, Population Estimates, 2004
2. US Census Bureau, International Data Base, 2004

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