Intellectual Disability Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately one percent of the global population has an intellectual disability, making it the most common developmental disability worldwide."

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"About 1.5% of the U.S. population has an Intellectual Disability."

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"Nearly 85% of cases of intellectual disabilities are classified as mild."

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"Up to 50% of individuals with Intellectual Disability also have a physical disability."

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"In the U.S., more than 425,000 children receive special education services due to Intellectual Disability."

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"Approximately 30% of people with intellectual disabilities also suffer from a mental disorder."

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"61% of adults with intellectual disabilities are unemployed in the United Kingdom."

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"Intellectual Disability constitutes about 30–50% of the disability community."

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"In Australia, the prevalence of Intellectual Disability in the population is about three percent."

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