Ireland’s Dementia Statistics

  • There are approximately to be 55,000 people diagnoses with dementia in Ireland
  • Estimated to be 141,200 people diagnoses with dementia by 2050
  • There are 11,000 new case each year
  • In 2018 dementia was the fourth highest cause of death in Ireland

  • Cost of dementia is estimated to be 1.69 billion Euro per annum

  • Estimated 60,000 family caregivers in Ireland
  • 35,736 people with dementia are living in the community
  • 72% of all long term care residents are likely to have dementia