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2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in Latvia in 2012 as being 35,714. This represents 1.6% of the total population of 2,234,572. The number of people with dementia as a percentage of the population is slightly above 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

718

436

1,153

60 - 64

100

622

721

65 - 69

772

945

1,717

70 - 74

1,197

2,607

3,804

75 - 79

1,860

4,309

6,170

80 - 84

2,274

7,052

9,326

85 - 89

1,341

6,721

8,062

90 - 94

495

3,234

3,729

95+

145

887

1,032

Total

8,902

26,812

35,714

 

 
 

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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