European Health at a Glance (European Commission)


This report summarises statistical data on health, and health systems, in 35 European countries, including all European Union member states, candidate European countries (not Albania) and European Free Trade Association countries.

There is a section on dementia prevalence (among many other topics of potential interest).

“In 2012, an estimated 8.4 million people aged 60 years and over were suffering from dementia in EU member states, accounting for 7% of the population in that age group”. (p.44)

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Health at a glance: Europe 2014. Brussels: European Commission, December 2014.

There is also an Executive Summary.

Possible also of interest:

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Addressing dementia: the OECD response. Paris: OECD, December 2013.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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