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.