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Table 2 12-month period prevalence estimates, by country

From: An evaluation of variation in published estimates of schizophrenia prevalence from 1990─2013: a systematic literature review

Author, Year Country Sample size Prevalence estimate Study design Screened age range
Africa      
 Jay, 1997 Reunion Island (France) 88,000 0.75 % Cross-sectional 15+
North America      
 Goldner, 2003 Canada 2,703,588 0.42 % Cohort 15–64
 Vanasse, 2012 Canada 5,996,925 0.56 % Cohort 18+
 Alessi-Severini, 2008 Canada 2,703,588 0.6 % Cohort All ages
 Desai, 2013 US 140,000 0.25 % Cohort All ages
 Wu, 2006 US 10,000,000 0.51 %a Cohort All ages
Asia      
 Cho, 2010 South Korea 6,510 0.1 %a Cross-sectional 18–64
 Chang, 2008 South Korea 40,000,000 0.4 % Cohort All ages
 Chien, 2004 Taiwan 136,045 0.33 % Cohort 15+
 Chien, 2009 Taiwan 4,417 0.58 % Cohort 18+
Europe      
 Ni Nuallain, 1990 Ireland 112,000 0.33 % Cohort 15–64
 Youssef, 1991 Ireland 25,178 0.33 % Cross-sectional All ages
 Youssef, 1999 Ireland 21,520 0.34 % Cross-sectional All ages
 de Salvia, 1993 Italy 72,512 0.27 % Cohort 15+
 Bijl, 1998 Netherlands 7,076 0.2 %a Cross-sectional 18–64
 Moreno, 2008 Spain 400,000 0.29 %a Cohort 14+
 Lindström, 1997 Sweden 64,886 0.43 % Cohort >18
 Goldacre, 1994 UK 527,000 0.06 % Cohort All ages
 McCreadie, 1997 UK 140,603 0.26 % Cross-sectional All ages
 Bamrah, 1991 UK 74,176 0.70 % Cohort 15+
Oceania      
 Kake, 2008 New Zealand 3,736,269 0.10 % Cohort All ages
  1. aAdjusted prevalence