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Iceland

2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in Iceland in 2012 as being 3,922. This represents 1.19% of the total population of 328,290. The number of people with dementia as a percentage of the population is considerably 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

107

58

165

60 - 64

17

73

90

65 - 69

113

89

203

70 - 74

139

178

316

75 - 79

249

307

557

80 - 84

392

559

951

85 - 89

297

617

914

90 - 94

142

425

567

95+

31

129

160

Total

1,487

2,435

3,922

 

 
 

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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