Prevalence of dementia in Europe 2009

The prevalence of dementia in Europe:

The fndings of the EuroCoDe working group on prevalence found the following age-related prevalence rates for men:

Age range EuroCoDe EURODEM
30-59 0.16%
60-64 0.2% 1.58%
65-69 1.8% 2.17%
70-74 3.2% 4.61%
75-79 7.0% 5.04%
80-84 14.5% 12.12%
85-89 20.9% 18.45%
90-94 29.2% 32.1%
>95 32.4% 31.58%

The fndings of the EuroCoDe working group on prevalence found the following age-related prevalence rates for women:

Age range EuroCoDe EURODEM
30-59 0.09%
60-64 0.9% 0.47%
65-69 1.4% 1.10%
70-74 3.8% 3.86%
75-79 7.6% 6.67%
80-84 16.4% 13.50%
85-89 28.5% 22.76%
90-94 44.4% 32.25%
>95 48.8% 36.00%

Alzheimer Europe calculated the numbers of people with dementia in Europe based on the EuroCoDe figures and UN statistics:

EuroCoDe (2009) EURODEM (1991)
Austria 126,296 111,294
Belgium 163,511 144,594
Bulgaria 99,291 90,584
Cyprus 8,024 7,285
Czech Republic 123,194 111,141
Denmark 78,744 70,108
Estonia 17,825 15,831
Finland 77,516 68,738
France 974,391 854,219
Germany 1,368,330 1,214,085
Greece 159,275 144,745
Hungary 131,995 118,169
Ireland 37,417 33,719
Italy 1,012,819 896,688
Latvia 29,846 26,583
Lithuania 40,619 36,423
Luxembourg 5,814 5,178
Malta 4,524 4,122
Netherlands 210,666 187,912
Poland 391,344 354,160
Portugal 153,386 137,403
Romania 227,036 207,789
Slovakia 51,622 46,607
Slovenia 25,380 22,822
Spain 690,992 611,734
Sweden 161,327 141,948
UK 931,134 822,679
Total European Union 7,299,318 6,486,560
Iceland 3,319 2,967
Norway 71,447 62,679
Switzerland 125,614 110,654
Turkey 253,367 242,771
7,753,065 6,905,631