The number of people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in Israel in 2022 was 57,233, which is equivalent to 5.9 people per 1,000 inhabitants or one in 167. Out of those diagnosed, 77% were men and 81% were under the age of 18. Furthermore, most of them were Jewish, with 92% being diagnosed. Among Jewish individuals, 42% had an Ashkenazi father while 26% had a Sephardic father.

Out of those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, approximately 46% had at least one additional disability and 9% had two or more additional diagnoses. The last two decades saw an increase in the number of people diagnosed from about five children per thousand among births in 2000 to around twenty-two children per thousand among births in

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