Alzheimer’s : facts and figures
- In the world, nearly 44 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s or some related form of dementia.
- By 2050, this number will swell up to 130 million.
- Alzheimer’s is most prevalent in Western Europe and North America, and least prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa.
- In the UK, more than 1.5 million people‘s lives are affected by Alzheimer’s, either directly or through caring for a family member with the disease, compared to nearly 1.3 million people in France.
Source : Alzheimer’s Disease International, Alzheimer’s Research UK, France Alzheimer