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Diseases » Chronic Fatigue Syndrome » Country Statistics

Statistics by Country for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Prevalance of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

500,000 Americans (CDC/NIAID)

Prevalance Rate for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

approx 1 in 544 or 0.18% or 500,000 people in USA [about data]

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

Country/Region Extrapolated Prevalence Population Estimated Used
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 539,807 293,655,4051
Canada 59,757 WARNING! (Details) 32,507,8742
Mexico 192,940 WARNING! (Details) 104,959,5942
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Central America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 501 WARNING! (Details) 272,9452
Guatemala 26,251 WARNING! (Details) 14,280,5962
Nicaragua 9,852 WARNING! (Details) 5,359,7592
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Caribbean (Extrapolated Statistics)
Puerto Rico 7,165 WARNING! (Details) 3,897,9602
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Brazil 338,421 WARNING! (Details) 184,101,1092
Chile 29,088 WARNING! (Details) 15,823,9572
Colombia 77,777 WARNING! (Details) 42,310,7752
Paraguay 11,381 WARNING! (Details) 6,191,3682
Peru 50,632 WARNING! (Details) 27,544,3052
Venezuela 45,987 WARNING! (Details) 25,017,3872
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Northern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Denmark 9,951 WARNING! (Details) 5,413,3922
Finland 9,585 WARNING! (Details) 5,214,5122
Iceland 540 WARNING! (Details) 293,9662
Sweden 16,519 WARNING! (Details) 8,986,4002
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Western Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Britain (United Kingdom) 110,791 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,708 for UK2
Belgium 19,022 WARNING! (Details) 10,348,2762
France 111,073 WARNING! (Details) 60,424,2132
Ireland 7,296 WARNING! (Details) 3,969,5582
Luxembourg 850 WARNING! (Details) 462,6902
Monaco 59 WARNING! (Details) 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 29,996 WARNING! (Details) 16,318,1992
United Kingdom 110,791 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,7082
Wales 5,363 WARNING! (Details) 2,918,0002
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Central Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 15,027 WARNING! (Details) 8,174,7622
Czech Republic 2,290 WARNING! (Details) 1,0246,1782
Germany 151,515 WARNING! (Details) 82,424,6092
Hungary 18,441 WARNING! (Details) 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 61 WARNING! (Details) 33,4362
Poland 71,004 WARNING! (Details) 38,626,3492
Slovakia 9,969 WARNING! (Details) 5,423,5672
Slovenia 3,697 WARNING! (Details) 2,011,473 2
Switzerland 13,696 WARNING! (Details) 7,450,8672
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belarus 18,953 WARNING! (Details) 10,310,5202
Estonia 2,466 WARNING! (Details) 1,341,6642
Latvia 4,239 WARNING! (Details) 2,306,3062
Lithuania 6,632 WARNING! (Details) 3,607,8992
Russia 264,658 WARNING! (Details) 143,974,0592
Ukraine 87,742 WARNING! (Details) 47,732,0792
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Southwestern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 14,463 WARNING! (Details) 7,868,3852
Georgia 8,628 WARNING! (Details) 4,693,8922
Portugal 19,345 WARNING! (Details) 10,524,1452
Spain 74,045 WARNING! (Details) 40,280,7802
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Southern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Greece 19,572 WARNING! (Details) 10,647,5292
Italy 106,723 WARNING! (Details) 58,057,4772
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Southeastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 6,516 WARNING! (Details) 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 749 WARNING! (Details) 407,6082
Bulgaria 13,819 WARNING! (Details) 7,517,9732
Croatia 8,266 WARNING! (Details) 4,496,8692
Macedonia 3,750 WARNING! (Details) 2,040,0852
Romania 41,094 WARNING! (Details) 22,355,5512
Serbia and Montenegro 19,900 WARNING! (Details) 10,825,9002
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Northern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Mongolia 5,057 WARNING! (Details) 2,751,3142
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Central Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Kazakhstan 27,837 WARNING! (Details) 15,143,7042
Tajikistan 12,888 WARNING! (Details) 7,011,556 2
Uzbekistan 48,548 WARNING! (Details) 26,410,4162
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Eastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
China 2,387,587 WARNING! (Details) 1,298,847,6242
Hong Kong s.a.r. 12,601 WARNING! (Details) 6,855,1252
Japan 234,068 WARNING! (Details) 127,333,0022
Macau s.a.r. 818 WARNING! (Details) 445,2862
North Korea 41,723 WARNING! (Details) 22,697,5532
South Korea 88,664 WARNING! (Details) 48,233,7602
Taiwan 41,819 WARNING! (Details) 22,749,8382
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Southwestern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Turkey 126,643 WARNING! (Details) 68,893,9182
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Southern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 52,414 WARNING! (Details) 28,513,6772
Bangladesh 259,817 WARNING! (Details) 141,340,4762
Bhutan 4,017 WARNING! (Details) 2,185,5692
India 1,957,850 WARNING! (Details) 1,065,070,6072
Pakistan 292,640 WARNING! (Details) 159,196,3362
Sri Lanka 36,590 WARNING! (Details) 19,905,1652
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Southeastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
East Timor 1,873 WARNING! (Details) 1,019,2522
Indonesia 438,332 WARNING! (Details) 238,452,9522
Laos 11,154 WARNING! (Details) 6,068,1172
Malaysia 43,239 WARNING! (Details) 23,522,4822
Philippines 158,532 WARNING! (Details) 86,241,6972
Singapore 8,003 WARNING! (Details) 4,353,8932
Thailand 119,238 WARNING! (Details) 64,865,5232
Vietnam 151,953 WARNING! (Details) 82,662,8002
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Gaza strip 2,435 WARNING! (Details) 1,324,9912
Iran 124,086 WARNING! (Details) 67,503,2052
Iraq 46,644 WARNING! (Details) 25,374,6912
Israel 11,395 WARNING! (Details) 6,199,0082
Jordan 10,314 WARNING! (Details) 5,611,2022
Kuwait 4,149 WARNING! (Details) 2,257,5492
Lebanon 6,943 WARNING! (Details) 3,777,2182
Saudi Arabia 47,419 WARNING! (Details) 25,795,9382
Syria 33,119 WARNING! (Details) 18,016,8742
United Arab Emirates 4,639 WARNING! (Details) 2,523,9152
West Bank 4,248 WARNING! (Details) 2,311,2042
Yemen 36,810 WARNING! (Details) 20,024,8672
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Northern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Egypt 139,921 WARNING! (Details) 76,117,4212
Libya 10,352 WARNING! (Details) 5,631,5852
Sudan 71,963 WARNING! (Details) 39,148,1622
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Western Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Congo Brazzaville 5,511 WARNING! (Details) 2,998,0402
Ghana 38,156 WARNING! (Details) 20,757,0322
Liberia 6,232 WARNING! (Details) 3,390,6352
Niger 20,883 WARNING! (Details) 11,360,5382
Nigeria 32,629 WARNING! (Details) 12,5750,3562
Senegal 19,948 WARNING! (Details) 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 10,815 WARNING! (Details) 5,883,8892
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Central Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Central African Republic 6,879 WARNING! (Details) 3,742,4822
Chad 17,534 WARNING! (Details) 9,538,5442
Congo kinshasa 107,200 WARNING! (Details) 58,317,0302
Rwanda 15,144 WARNING! (Details) 8,238,6732
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Eastern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Ethiopia 131,133 WARNING! (Details) 71,336,5712
Kenya 60,628 WARNING! (Details) 32,982,1092
Somalia 15,265 WARNING! (Details) 8,304,6012
Tanzania 66,306 WARNING! (Details) 36,070,7992
Uganda 48,511 WARNING! (Details) 26,390,2582
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Southern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 20,181 WARNING! (Details) 10,978,5522
Botswana 3,013 WARNING! (Details) 1,639,2312
South Africa 81,706 WARNING! (Details) 44,448,4702
Swaziland 2,149 WARNING! (Details) 1,169,2412
Zambia 20,267 WARNING! (Details) 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 6,749 WARNING! (Details) 1,2671,8602
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Oceania (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 36,605 WARNING! (Details) 19,913,1442
New Zealand 7,341 WARNING! (Details) 3,993,8172
Papua New Guinea 9,963 WARNING! (Details) 5,420,2802

About extrapolations of prevalence and incidence statistics for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

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 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 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 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 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 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 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 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

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