How common is haemophilia

Haemophilia is rare. In Australia there are about 2,400 males who have haemophilia. Haemophilia is found in all people across the world, no matter where they come from or how rich or poor they are. Females can have haemophilia but it is very rare. Some females who carry the haemophilia gene can also have bleeding problems.

Date last reviewed: 21/06/2012