Prevalence of DCD is estimated in the DSM to be 6% between the ages of 5-11, with other estimates ranging up to 22%[1].

A 2009 UK-based study of 7000 children at age 7 found 1.8% of children with definitive DCD, and 3.2% with "probable DCD"[2].

  1. Cermak et al, 2002, Developmental Coordination Disorder, p.14
  2. Lingam et al, 2009,