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Netherlands

2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in the Netherlands in 2012 as being 245,560. This represents 1.47% of the total population of 16,714,228. The number of people with dementia as a percentage of the population is somewhat 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

5,637

3,127

8,765

60 - 64

1,090

4,882

5,972

65 - 69

7,882

6,242

14,125

70 - 74

9,804

12,769

22,573

75 - 79

15,665

21,448

37,112

80 - 84

20,500

35,934

56,343

85 - 89

14,765

41,265

56,030

90 - 94

6,748

28,788

35,536

95+

1,156

7,858

9,014

Total

83,247

162,314

245,560

 

 
 

Last Updated: Tuesday 25 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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