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2013: The prevalence of dementia in Europe

Alzheimer Europe estimates the number of people with dementia in Spain in 2012 as being 818,347. This represents 1.75% of the total population of 46,771,596. 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.

Age group

Men with dementia

Women with dementia

Total

30 - 59

17,375

9,481

26,856

60 - 64

2,402

11,656

14,057

65 - 69

18,472

16,098

34,570

70 - 74

26,083

37,211

63,294

75 - 79

50,021

72,307

122,328

80 - 84

76,543

131,888

208,431

85 - 89

56,821

140,923

197,744

90 - 94

26,993

92,135

119,128

95+

5,440

26,498

31,938

Total

280,149

538,197

818,347

 

 
 

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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