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Diseases » Bipolar disorder » Country Statistics

Statistics by Country for Bipolar disorder

Prevalance of Bipolar disorder:

1.2 percent of the population; 2.3 million adult Americans (NIMH)

Prevalance Rate for Bipolar disorder:

approx 1 in 83 or 1.20% or 3.3 million people in USA [about data]

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

Country/Region Extrapolated Prevalence Population Estimated Used
Bipolar disorder in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 3,523,865 293,655,4051
Canada 390,094 WARNING! (Details) 32,507,8742
Mexico 1,259,515 WARNING! (Details) 104,959,5942
Bipolar disorder in Central America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 3,275 WARNING! (Details) 272,9452
Guatemala 171,367 WARNING! (Details) 14,280,5962
Nicaragua 64,317 WARNING! (Details) 5,359,7592
Bipolar disorder in Caribbean (Extrapolated Statistics)
Puerto Rico 46,775 WARNING! (Details) 3,897,9602
Bipolar disorder in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Brazil 2,209,213 WARNING! (Details) 184,101,1092
Chile 189,887 WARNING! (Details) 15,823,9572
Colombia 507,729 WARNING! (Details) 42,310,7752
Paraguay 74,296 WARNING! (Details) 6,191,3682
Peru 330,531 WARNING! (Details) 27,544,3052
Venezuela 300,208 WARNING! (Details) 25,017,3872
Bipolar disorder in Northern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Denmark 64,960 WARNING! (Details) 5,413,3922
Finland 62,574 WARNING! (Details) 5,214,5122
Iceland 3,527 WARNING! (Details) 293,9662
Sweden 107,836 WARNING! (Details) 8,986,4002
Bipolar disorder in Western Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Britain (United Kingdom) 723,248 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,708 for UK2
Belgium 124,179 WARNING! (Details) 10,348,2762
France 725,090 WARNING! (Details) 60,424,2132
Ireland 47,634 WARNING! (Details) 3,969,5582
Luxembourg 5,552 WARNING! (Details) 462,6902
Monaco 387 WARNING! (Details) 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 195,818 WARNING! (Details) 16,318,1992
United Kingdom 723,248 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,7082
Wales 35,016 WARNING! (Details) 2,918,0002
Bipolar disorder in Central Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 98,097 WARNING! (Details) 8,174,7622
Czech Republic 14,954 WARNING! (Details) 1,0246,1782
Germany 989,095 WARNING! (Details) 82,424,6092
Hungary 120,388 WARNING! (Details) 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 401 WARNING! (Details) 33,4362
Poland 463,516 WARNING! (Details) 38,626,3492
Slovakia 65,082 WARNING! (Details) 5,423,5672
Slovenia 24,137 WARNING! (Details) 2,011,473 2
Switzerland 89,410 WARNING! (Details) 7,450,8672
Bipolar disorder in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belarus 123,726 WARNING! (Details) 10,310,5202
Estonia 16,099 WARNING! (Details) 1,341,6642
Latvia 27,675 WARNING! (Details) 2,306,3062
Lithuania 43,294 WARNING! (Details) 3,607,8992
Russia 1,727,688 WARNING! (Details) 143,974,0592
Ukraine 572,784 WARNING! (Details) 47,732,0792
Bipolar disorder in the Southwestern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 94,420 WARNING! (Details) 7,868,3852
Georgia 56,326 WARNING! (Details) 4,693,8922
Portugal 126,289 WARNING! (Details) 10,524,1452
Spain 483,369 WARNING! (Details) 40,280,7802
Bipolar disorder in Southern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Greece 127,770 WARNING! (Details) 10,647,5292
Italy 696,689 WARNING! (Details) 58,057,4772
Bipolar disorder in the Southeastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 42,537 WARNING! (Details) 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 4,891 WARNING! (Details) 407,6082
Bulgaria 90,215 WARNING! (Details) 7,517,9732
Croatia 53,962 WARNING! (Details) 4,496,8692
Macedonia 24,481 WARNING! (Details) 2,040,0852
Romania 268,266 WARNING! (Details) 22,355,5512
Serbia and Montenegro 129,910 WARNING! (Details) 10,825,9002
Bipolar disorder in Northern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Mongolia 33,015 WARNING! (Details) 2,751,3142
Bipolar disorder in Central Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Kazakhstan 181,724 WARNING! (Details) 15,143,7042
Tajikistan 84,138 WARNING! (Details) 7,011,556 2
Uzbekistan 316,925 WARNING! (Details) 26,410,4162
Bipolar disorder in Eastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
China 15,586,172 WARNING! (Details) 1,298,847,6242
Hong Kong s.a.r. 82,261 WARNING! (Details) 6,855,1252
Japan 1,527,996 WARNING! (Details) 127,333,0022
Macau s.a.r. 5,343 WARNING! (Details) 445,2862
North Korea 272,370 WARNING! (Details) 22,697,5532
South Korea 578,805 WARNING! (Details) 48,233,7602
Taiwan 272,998 WARNING! (Details) 22,749,8382
Bipolar disorder in Southwestern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Turkey 826,727 WARNING! (Details) 68,893,9182
Bipolar disorder in Southern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 342,164 WARNING! (Details) 28,513,6772
Bangladesh 1,696,085 WARNING! (Details) 141,340,4762
Bhutan 26,226 WARNING! (Details) 2,185,5692
India 12,780,847 WARNING! (Details) 1,065,070,6072
Pakistan 1,910,356 WARNING! (Details) 159,196,3362
Sri Lanka 238,861 WARNING! (Details) 19,905,1652
Bipolar disorder in Southeastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
East Timor 12,231 WARNING! (Details) 1,019,2522
Indonesia 2,861,435 WARNING! (Details) 238,452,9522
Laos 72,817 WARNING! (Details) 6,068,1172
Malaysia 282,269 WARNING! (Details) 23,522,4822
Philippines 1,034,900 WARNING! (Details) 86,241,6972
Singapore 52,246 WARNING! (Details) 4,353,8932
Thailand 778,386 WARNING! (Details) 64,865,5232
Vietnam 991,953 WARNING! (Details) 82,662,8002
Bipolar disorder in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Gaza strip 15,899 WARNING! (Details) 1,324,9912
Iran 810,038 WARNING! (Details) 67,503,2052
Iraq 304,496 WARNING! (Details) 25,374,6912
Israel 74,388 WARNING! (Details) 6,199,0082
Jordan 67,334 WARNING! (Details) 5,611,2022
Kuwait 27,090 WARNING! (Details) 2,257,5492
Lebanon 45,326 WARNING! (Details) 3,777,2182
Saudi Arabia 309,551 WARNING! (Details) 25,795,9382
Syria 216,202 WARNING! (Details) 18,016,8742
United Arab Emirates 30,286 WARNING! (Details) 2,523,9152
West Bank 27,734 WARNING! (Details) 2,311,2042
Yemen 240,298 WARNING! (Details) 20,024,8672
Bipolar disorder in Northern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Egypt 913,409 WARNING! (Details) 76,117,4212
Libya 67,579 WARNING! (Details) 5,631,5852
Sudan 469,777 WARNING! (Details) 39,148,1622
Bipolar disorder in Western Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Congo Brazzaville 35,976 WARNING! (Details) 2,998,0402
Ghana 249,084 WARNING! (Details) 20,757,0322
Liberia 40,687 WARNING! (Details) 3,390,6352
Niger 136,326 WARNING! (Details) 11,360,5382
Nigeria 213,004 WARNING! (Details) 12,5750,3562
Senegal 130,225 WARNING! (Details) 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 70,606 WARNING! (Details) 5,883,8892
Bipolar disorder in Central Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Central African Republic 44,909 WARNING! (Details) 3,742,4822
Chad 114,462 WARNING! (Details) 9,538,5442
Congo kinshasa 699,804 WARNING! (Details) 58,317,0302
Rwanda 98,864 WARNING! (Details) 8,238,6732
Bipolar disorder in Eastern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Ethiopia 856,038 WARNING! (Details) 71,336,5712
Kenya 395,785 WARNING! (Details) 32,982,1092
Somalia 99,655 WARNING! (Details) 8,304,6012
Tanzania 432,849 WARNING! (Details) 36,070,7992
Uganda 316,683 WARNING! (Details) 26,390,2582
Bipolar disorder in Southern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 131,742 WARNING! (Details) 10,978,5522
Botswana 19,670 WARNING! (Details) 1,639,2312
South Africa 533,381 WARNING! (Details) 44,448,4702
Swaziland 14,030 WARNING! (Details) 1,169,2412
Zambia 132,308 WARNING! (Details) 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 44,062 WARNING! (Details) 1,2671,8602
Bipolar disorder in Oceania (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 238,957 WARNING! (Details) 19,913,1442
New Zealand 47,925 WARNING! (Details) 3,993,8172
Papua New Guinea 65,043 WARNING! (Details) 5,420,2802

About extrapolations of prevalence and incidence statistics for Bipolar disorder:

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 Bipolar disorder 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 Bipolar disorder 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 Bipolar disorder 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 Bipolar disorder:

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