Numbers of people in the UK

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Source: Luengo-Fernandez, R. & Landeiro, F. (in preparation). The Economic Burden of Dementia in the UK.

Diagnoses in the UK

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Source: England: NHS recorded diagnoses, August 2022, Northern Ireland Department of Health; 2021/2022 raw disease prevalence trend data, Wales General medical services contract: Quality and outcomes framework June 2021, Public Health Scotland General practice – disease prevalence data visualisation June 2022

Source: Fernandez et al (2022) in preparation

Prevalence projections in the UK

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Global prevalence

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Source: Dementia Factsheet 2022: WHO

Incidence in the UK and globally

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Prevalence by gender in the UK

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Source: Prince, M et al (2014) Dementia UK: Update Second Edition report produced by King’s College London and the London School of Economics for the Alzheimer’s Society

Prevalence by age in the UK

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Deaths due to dementia

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Source: England and Wales; Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DR) Scotland: National Records of Scotland Vital Events Reference Tables. Northern Ireland; Northern Ireland Statistic & Research Agency Registrar General Annual Report 2016

Source: World Health Organisation Global Burden of Disease Study

Disability and life lost

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