Numbers of people 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

Diagnoses in the UK

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Source: England: NHS Digital; Quality Outcomes Framework data; Recorded Dementia Diagnosis Data. Wales: General medical services contract: Quality and outcomes framework. Scotland: Information Services Division; Quality and Outcomes Framework General Practice. Northern Ireland: Department of Health; 2016/17 raw disease prevalence trend data for Northern Ireland

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 projections in the UK

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Global prevalence

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Source: Prince, M et al (2015). World Alzheimer’s Report 2015, The Global Impact of Dementia: An analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends. Alzheimer’s Disease International

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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