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2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in Greece in 2012 as being 201,766. This represents 1.77% of the total population of 11,418,878 people. 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

4,064

2,232

6,296

60 - 64

649

3,122

3,771

65 - 69

4,618

4,052

8,670

70 - 74

7,348

10,887

18,236

75 - 79

14,753

20,865

35,618

80 - 84

21,655

33,744

55,399

85 - 89

14,685

30,307

44,992

90 - 94

5,873

15,666

21,539

95+

1,747

5,499

7,246

Total

75,392

126,375

201,766

According to Alzheimer Hellas, approximately 50,000 people are living with dementia but 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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