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2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in Finland in 2012 as being 92,232. This represents 1.71% of the total population of 5,402,627. The number of people with dementia as a percentage of the population is somewhat higher 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

1,717

944

2,661

60 - 64

395

1,855

2,250

65 - 69

2,748

2,321

5,069

70 - 74

3,270

4,664

7,935

75 - 79

5,431

8,062

13,493

80 - 84

7,572

14,557

22,129

85 - 89

5,459

16,956

22,414

90 - 94

2,272

10,866

13,139

95+

421

2,721

3,141

Total

29,287

62,945

92,232

 

 
 

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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