How many people worldwide are afflicted with schizophrenia?

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Jul 21, 2017

WHO statistics reveal that more than #21# million people worldwide are affected by schizophrenia.


While statistics vary, the WHO says that more than #21# million people are affected by schizophrenia worldwide. Refer

However, at approximating the rates of prevalence across the world, it is said that around #1.1%# of the population (around #51# million people) are affected by schizophrenia. This is an approximation as prevalence and measuring standards vary from country to country.