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List of countries by incidence of Type 1 diabetes ages 0 to 14

Position Country Incidence
(per 100,000)
1 Finland 57.6
2 Sweden 43.1
3 Saudi Arabia 31.4
4 Norway 27.9
5 United Kingdom 24.5
6 USA 23.7
7 Australia 22.5
8 Kuwait 22.3
9 Denmark 22.2
10 Canada 21.7
11 Netherlands 18.6
12 Germany 18
12 New Zealand 18
14 Poland 17.3
15 Czech Republic 17.2
16 Estonia 17.1
17 Puerto Rico 16.8
18 Ireland 16.3
18 Montenegro 16.3
20 Malta 15.6
21 Luxembourg 15.5
22 Belgium 15.4
23 Cyprus 14.9
24 Iceland 14.7
25 Slovakia 13.6
26 Austria 13.3
27 Portugal 13.2
28 Spain 13
29 Serbia 12.9
30 United States Virgin Islands 12.8
31 France 12.2
32 Italy 12.1
32 Russian Federation 12.1
34 Qatar 11.4
35 Hungary 11.3
36 Slovenia 11.1
37 Israel 10.4
37 Greece 10.4
39 Bahamas 10.1
39 Sudan 10.1
41 Bulgaria 9.4
42 Switzerland 9.2
43 Croatia 9.1
44 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 9
45 Algeria 8.6
46 Uruguay 8.3
47 Ukraine 8.1
48 Egypt 8
49 Lithuania 7.8
50 Brazil 7.7
51 Latvia 7.5
52 Tunisia 7.3
53 Argentina 6.8
54 Chile 6.6
55 Dominica 5.7
56 Belarus 5.6
57 Romania 5.4
58 Georgia 4.6
59 India 4.2
60 Macedonia 3.9
61 Taiwan 3.8
62 Iran 3.7
63 Antigua and Barbuda 3.5
63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.5
65 Jordan 3.2
66 Nigeria 2.9
67 Oman 2.5
67 Singapore 2.5
69 Japan 2.4
70 Cuba 2.3
71 Barbados 2
71 China, Hong Kong SAR 2
73 Mexico 1.5
74 Mauritius 1.4
75 Colombia 1.3
76 Uzbekistan 1.2
76 Tajikistan 1.2
78 Republic of Korea 1.1
79 United Republic of Tanzania 0.9
79 Paraguay 0.9
81 Zambia 0.8
82 China 0.6
83 Dominican Republic 0.5
83 Pakistan 0.5
83 Peru 0.5
86 Ethiopia 0.3
86 Thailand 0.3
88 Papua New Guinea 0.1
88 Venezuala 0.1

Source: The International Diabetes Federation

The data on estimates for incidence of Type 1 diabetes in children aged 0 to 14 comes from the International Diabetes Federation’s Diabetes Atlas, with the estimates being for 2011.

The league table only includes those countries where the rate of incidence of Type 1 diabetes is known. There are a significant number of countries where this information is not available.