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Total number of #dyslexics in the World. 714,780,599

Total number of #dyslexics in the World. 714,780,599 | Dyslexia | Scoop.it
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Rank Country (or dependent territory)

Appox. Number of Dyslexics per Country
population Source
1 China[8] 136,602,000
2 India 124,764,000
3 United States 31,852,000
4 Indonesia 25,216,480
5 Brazil 20,296,200
6 Pakistan 18,802,000
7 Nigeria 17,851,700
8 Bangladesh 15,675,400
9 Russia[9] 14,606,840
10 Japan 12,710,000
11 Mexico 11,971,320
12 Philippines 10,005,400
13 Vietnam 8,970,890
14 Ethiopia 8,795,299
15 Egypt 8,693,330
16 Germany 8,071,600
17 Iran 7,763,800
18 Turkey 7,666,786
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6,936,000
20 France[10] 6,595,900
21 Thailand 6,445,670
22 United Kingdom 6,410,570
23 Italy 6,076,232
24 Burma 6,038,000
25 South Africa 5,400,200
26 South Korea 5,042,396
27 Colombia 4,771,300
28 Spain 4,650,780
29 Kenya 4,554,600
30 Tanzania 4,492,892
31 Ukraine[11] 4,282,588
32 Argentina 4,266,950
33 Algeria 3,870,000
34 Poland 3,849,600
35 Sudan 3,728,941
36 Iraq 3,600,455
37 Canada 3,542,752
38 Uganda 3,535,700
39 Morocco 3,334,150
40 Peru 3,081,418
41 Uzbekistan 3,049,280
42 Malaysia 3,022,100
43 Venezuela 3,020,631
44 Saudi Arabia 2,999,427
45 Ghana 2,704,309
46 Nepal 2,649,450
47 Afghanistan 2,602,310
48 Yemen 2,523,500
49 North Korea 2,502,700
50 Mozambique 2,370,072
51 Australia 2,358,470
52 Taiwan[12] 2,339,204
53 Ivory Coast 2,320,200
54 Syria 2,198,700
55 Madagascar 2,126,340
56 Cameroon 2,038,680
57 Sri Lanka 2,027,760
58 Romania 1,994,264
59 Angola 1,918,359
60 Chile 1,777,300
61 Burkina Faso 1,732,280
62 Kazakhstan 1,728,500
63 Niger 1,713,871
64 Netherlands 1,686,250
65 Malawi 1,682,900
66 Guatemala 1,580,668
67 Ecuador 1,579,860
68 Mali 1,576,800
69 Cambodia 1,518,412
70 Zambia 1,502,332
71 Chad 1,321,100
72 Zimbabwe 1,306,124
73 Senegal 1,287,360
74 South Sudan 1,173,900
75 Belgium 1,120,207
76 Cuba 1,116,733
77 Greece 1,112,303
78 Tunisia 1,088,650
79 Somalia[14] 1,080,600
80 Haiti 1,074,567
81 Guinea 1,062,897
82 Rwanda 1,053,722
83 Czech Republic 1,051,740
84 Portugal 1,047,780
85 Dominican Republic 1,037,827
86 Bolivia 1,002,725
87 Benin 998,807
88 Hungary 987,900
89 Sweden 968,486
90 Azerbaijan 947,710
91 Belarus 946,920
92 United Arab Emirates 944,600
93 Burundi 942,025
94 Honduras 855,507
95 Austria 852,723
96 Israel 820,640
97 Switzerland 816,090
98 Tajikistan 816,000
99 Papua New Guinea 739,850
100 Bulgaria 724,568
101 Hong Kong (China) 721,970
102 Serbia[15] 714,676
103 Togo 699,300
104 Paraguay 678,337
105 Laos 669,330
106 Jordan 661,570
107 Eritrea 653,600
108 El Salvador 640,124
109 Libya 625,300
110 Sierra Leone 619,028
111 Nicaragua 607,105
112 Kyrgyzstan 582,400
113 Denmark 563,444
114 Finland 546,046
115 Slovakia 541,595
116 Singapore 539,920
117 Turkmenistan 530,700
118 Norway 512,438
119 Lebanon 496,600
120 Central African Republic 470,900
121 Costa Rica 466,710
122 Ireland 459,310
123 Republic of the Congo 455,900
124 New Zealand 454,507
125 Georgia[16] 449,050
126 Palestine[17] 442,055
127 Liberia 439,700
128 Croatia 429,061
129 Oman 398,830
130 Bosnia and Herzegovina 379,162
131 Puerto Rico (USA) 361,509
132 Moldova[18] 355,760
133 Mauritania 346,104
134 Panama 340,581
135 Uruguay 328,631
136 Kuwait 306,585
137 Armenia 300,980
138 Lithuania 293,943
139 Mongolia 293,130
140 Albania 289,595
141 Jamaica 271,799
142 Qatar 217,404
143 Namibia 211,308
144 Lesotho 209,800
145 Slovenia 206,354
146 Macedonia 206,229
147 Botswana 202,490
148 Latvia 199,650
149 Gambia 188,245
Kosovo[19] 181,561
150 Guinea-Bissau 174,600
151 Gabon 171,100
152 Equatorial Guinea 162,200
153 Trinidad and Tobago 132,802
154 Estonia 131,582
155 Swaziland 126,800
156 Mauritius 125,984
157 Bahrain 123,457
158 Timor-Leste 121,211
159 Djibouti 88,600
160 Cyprus[20] 86,588
161 Fiji 85,804
162 Réunion (France) 84,097
163 Guyana 78,489
164 Bhutan 75,035
165 Comoros 74,380
166 Montenegro 62,003
167 Macau (China) 61,450
169 Western Sahara[21] 58,600
169 Solomon Islands 58,134
170 Luxembourg 54,970
172 Suriname 53,419
173 Cape Verde 49,188
173 Malta 41,606
174 Guadeloupe (France) 40,574
175 Brunei 39,316
176 Martinique (France) 39,229
177 Bahamas 35,146
178 Belize 34,973
179 Iceland 32,705
180 Maldives 31,728
Northern Cyprus 29,491
181 Barbados 28,500
182 French Polynesia (France) 26,827
183 Vanuatu 26,465
184 New Caledonia (France) 25,896
Abkhazia 24,071
185 French Guiana (France) 23,755
186 Mayotte (France) 21,265
187 Samoa 18,782
188 São Tomé and Príncipe 18,736
189 Saint Lucia 18,000
190 Guam (USA) 15,936
191 Curaçao (Netherlands) 15,056
192 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10,900
193 Kiribati 10,646
194 United States Virgin Islands (USA) 10,641
195 Grenada 10,333
196 Tonga 10,304
197 Aruba (Netherlands) 10,148
198 Federated States of Micronesia 10,135
199 Jersey (UK) 9,900
200 Seychelles 9,095
202 Antigua and Barbuda 8,630
202 Isle of Man (UK) 8,450
203 Andorra 7,610
204 Dominica 7,129
205 Bermuda (UK) 6,424
206 Guernsey (UK) 6,309
207 Greenland (Denmark) 5,648
208 Marshall Islands 5,609
209 American Samoa (USA) 5,552
210 Cayman Islands (UK) 5,546
211 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5,500
212 Northern Mariana Islands (USA) 5,388
South Ossetia 5,155
213 Faroe Islands (Denmark) 4,836
214 Sint Maarten (Netherlands) 3,743
215 Liechtenstein 3,713
216 Saint Martin (France) 3,698
217 Monaco 3,695
218 San Marino 3,366
219 Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 3,146
220 Gibraltar (UK) 3,000
221 British Virgin Islands (UK) 2,954
222 Åland Islands (Finland) 2,850
223 Caribbean Netherlands (Netherlands) 2,330
224 Palau 2,090
225 Cook Islands (NZ) 1,497
226 Anguilla (UK) 1,345
227 Wallis and Futuna (France) 1,314
228 Tuvalu 1,132
229 Nauru 995
230 Saint Barthélemy (France) 894
231 Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) 608
232 Montserrat (UK) 492
233 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (UK) 400
234 Falkland Islands (UK) 300
235 Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) 266
236 Norfolk Island (Australia) 230
237 Christmas Island (Australia) 207
238 Niue (NZ) 161
239 Tokelau (NZ) 141
240 Vatican City 84
241 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) 60
242 Pitcairn Islands (UK) 6

Total number of #dyslexics in the World. 714,780,599

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For more ways to identify LD in bright students read: 

Effects of Physical Rotational Movement Difference and Handwriting Position on Academic Achievement and Learning Disabilities  http://www.scirp.org/Journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=54032

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