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2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in the Czech Republic in 2012 as being 143,309. This represents 1.36% of the total population of 10,565,678. The number of people with dementia as a percentage of the population is somewhat lower than the EU average of 1.55%. The following table shows the estimated number of people with dementia between 30 and 59 and for every 5-year age group thereafter.

Age group

Men with dementia

Women with dementia

Total

30 - 59

3,763

2,055

5,818

60 - 64

713

3,576

4,289

65 - 69

4,747

4,417

9,164

70 - 74

5,091

8,087

13,178

75 - 79

8,436

14,278

22,714

80 - 84

11,846

25,164

37,009

85 - 89

7,753

25,617

33,370

90 - 94

2,855

12,600

15,455

95+

328

1,984

2,312

Total

45,532

97,778

143,309

 It is estimated that the majority of people with dementia have not been diagnosed.

 

 
 

Last Updated: Monday 24 February 2014

 

 
  • Acknowledgements

    The above information was published in the 2013 Dementia in Europe Yearbook as part of Alzheimer Europe's 2013 Work Plan which received funding from the European Union in the framework of the Health Programme.
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