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Norway

2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in Norway in 2012 as being 77,158. This represents 1.56 % of the total population of 4,960,482. The number of people with dementia as a percentage of the population is fairly similar to 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. It is not known how many people with dementia are not diagnosed.

Age group

Men with dementia

Women with dementia

Total

30 - 59

1,641

880

2,520

60 - 64

313

1,377

1,690

65 - 69

2,240

1,763

4,003

70 - 74

2,457

3,244

5,701

75 - 79

4,056

5,448

9,504

80 - 84

6,374

10,418

16,792

85 - 89

5,467

13,920

19,387

90 - 94

2,855

10,999

13,854

95+

529

3,177

3,706

Total

25,932

51,226

77,158

 

 
 

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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