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Last updated: 9th February 2015
These pages contain some facts and statistics about autism, including those featured in our 'Myths and Facts' campaign.
Some major facts and statistics about autism, including Asperger syndrome.
Common myths about autism, with facts first used as part of our campaign for 2013 World Autism Awareness Day.
It is estimated that around 700,000 people may have autism - or more than 1 in 100 in the population. Read more here about developments in the identification and mapping of autism since Kanner first identified the condition in 1943.
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