Dementia in Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Ireland, there are 55,266 people living with dementia and that is expected to increase to 113,000 by 2036.

The national cost of dementia in 2011 was estimated to be €1.69 billion (Connelly et al., 2018)

63% of people living with dementia live in the community.

Over 180,000 people in Ireland are currently or have been carers for a family member or partner with dementia.

10% of people diagnosed with dementia in Ireland are under 65.