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Date: 22 August 2019

Time: 16:48

Dementia facts and figures

  • In 2015, there were 850,000 people living with dementia in the United Kingdom. By 2051 this figure is estimated to rise to over two million
  • Of the 850,00 people diagnosed with dementia in the UK, 685,812 are from England alone, with 73,406 being from the West Midlands
  • Dementia affects 1:14 people over the age of 65
  • More women than men will be affected by dementia in their 80s, due to women living longer

For more facts and figures, please see the dementia infographic created by the Alzheimer's Society.