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From 1 in 40,000 to 1 in 75: The Surge in Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnoses in Israel

BySamantha Jones

Apr 2, 2024
Statistics from Israel’s Central Social Security Center reveal that 22 out of every thousand children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

In 2022, Israel had 57,233 people diagnosed on the autism spectrum, which is equivalent to 5.9 people per 1,000 of the population or one in 167. Among those diagnosed, 77% were male and 81% were under the age of 18. Furthermore, 92% of those diagnosed were Jewish. Among Jewish individuals, there are subgroups: 42% have an Ashkenazi father and 26% have a Sephardic father.

The number of diagnoses has increased over the past two decades from 4.5 children per thousand among those born in 2000 to 22.2 children per thousand among those born in

By Samantha Jones

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