First statistic of people with Down syndrome

Source: DownInfoPlus

There are 4420 people with Down syndrome in Romania. Of these, 2611 are children and 1809 adults.

The county with the most people with Down’s syndrome is 278 in the city of Iaşi, and the lowest in Salaj is 34.


Level of schooling: The county with most children with Down syndrome in pre-school education is Buzau with 26 children, Mayor Mures with 23 children, Hunedoara gymnasium with 21 children, and Vaslui with 59 children.

Out of the 2,611 children with Down syndrome, only 41% are undergoing a form of education, with the rest being unskilled.

Recovery services: The county with the most Down syndrome patients receiving recovery services within DGASPC is Timiş with 66 children and Iaşi County holds the record with the most children with Down syndrome, 50 benefiting from services recovery in NGOs.

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