gluten celiac disease statistics

Gluten / Celiac Disease Statistics

Gluten / Celiac Disease Statistics Data
Percent of people who suffer from a gluten sensitivity of some kind 7.5 %
Number of Americans who have Celiac Disease 3,250,000
Percent of Americans with Celiac Disease that are not diagnosed 97 %
Number of known Celiac disease symptoms 295
Percent of the U.S. population who have the genes necessary for Celiac Disease 30 %
Average price increase of gluten free products over their non-gluten free counterpart 242 %
Number of drugs available to treat celiac disease 0
Percent of children diagnosed with Celiac disease who were asymptomatic 60 %
Percent of adults diagnosed with Celiac disease who were asymptomatic 41 %
Reasons consumers gave for eating gluten-free products Percent
I have not been diagnosed but I eat gluten-free for reasons other than sensitivity 36 %
I have been daignosed with celiac disease by a doctor 28 %
I have not been diagnosed but believe I may be gluten intolerant 17 %
I have not been diagnosed but I am sure I am gluten intolerant 11 %
I am not sure if I am gluten intolerant but I am testing to see if I am 9 %
Gluten-Free Food Industry Sales Statistics Sales
Global gluten-free food market size (retail packaged products) $3,420,000,000
Annual U.S. retail sales of all gluten-free products $15,586,000,000
Gluten-free food sales in U.S. conventional supermarkets $5,523,000,000
Gluten-free food sales in U.S. natural supermarkets $1,065,900,000
Statistic & Data References
Source: National Institutes of Health, Univ. of Chicago Celiac Disease Center
Date research was conducted: February 23rd, 2016