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2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in Italy in 2012 as being 1,272,317. This represents 2.09% of the total population of 60,964,145. 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.

An estimated 40% of all people with dementia have not received a diagnosis. (CNR)

Age group

Men with dementia

Women with dementia

Total

30 - 59

21,529

11,830

33,359

60 - 64

3,615

17,220

20,834

65 - 69

28,402

24,503

52,905

70 - 74

43,916

61,878

105,794

75 - 79

78,872

113,943

192,815

80 - 84

107,893

195,928

303,822

85 - 89

84,671

236,950

321,621

90 - 94

38,741

153,097

191,838

95+

7,337

41,991

49,328

Total

414,975

857,341

1,272,317

 

 
 

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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