How common is psoriasis?

2 percent. About 2 per cent of the population have psoriasis, most have a mild case which can be treated with cream only. More extensive cases can be helped with laser, sunlsmp or internal drugs.
Psoriasis. Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the U.S. According to current studies, as many as 7.5 million americans—approximately 2.2 percent of the population--have psoriasis. 125 million people worldwide—2 to 3 percent of the total population—have psoriasis, according to the world psoriasis day consortium.

Related Questions

How common is it to have psoriasis and lupus (sle)?

Uncommon. They do not occur together but people can get two disease which are unrelated. Read more...
SLE and Psoriasis. Both are autoimmune diseases, so it is possible although it is not an extremely common occurrence. The association between psoriasis and systemic lupus erythematosus (sle) is a very uncommon association. Read more...