The country with the most cases of Alzheimer's Disease is Finland. There are 54.65 cases of Alzheimer's for every 100,000 people in this country. These numbers and statistics put Finland in the extremely high occurrence and high prevalence range for the disease. Interestingly, females are much more likely to have Alzheimer's in Finland than males. For every 100,000 people, Alzheimer's impacts 55.32 females compared to just 52.10 males.
Comparatively, the United Kingdom has 42.70 Alzheimer's disease cases for every 100,000 people, making it the country with the second most number of Alzheimer's cases per capita. In the United Kingdom, the same is true, where females are far more likely than males to get this disease. In the United Kingdom, there are 45.25 female cases of Alzheimer's for every 100,000 people compared to just 38.5 patients for males.
Another European country ranks third on our list regarding Alzheimer's Disease prevalence in the world. In Slovakia, there are 38.15 cases of Alzheimer's Disease for every 100,000 people. True to form, females in Slovakia are more likely to suffer from this terrible disease, accounting for 47.43 cases per 100,000 people compared to a measly 15.61 cases per 100,000 for males. Slovakia sees the most significant discrepancy between male and female patients with Alzheimer's Disease.
Albania ranks fourth on the list of countries with the most Alzheimer's Disease cases, with 36.92 cases for every 100,000 people. Alzheimer's Disease appears to be highly concentrated in the western European region. In Albania, women are more likely to have Alzheimer's, with statistics reporting 47.71 cases for every 100,000 females, compared to just 22.80 patients for every 100,000 males.
In Iceland, there are 35.59 Alzheimer's disease cases for every 100,000 people. This country ranks fifth on the list of countries with the most Alzheimer's disease cases. In this country, there are 38.94 female cases for every 100,000 people and 31.16 male cases for every 100,000 people, representing a much closer prevalence between sexes compared to other countries.
The small country of Brunei has some of the highest rates of Alzheimer's Disease per capita. In Brunei, there are 33.87 cases for every 100,000 people. Of these diagnosed cases of Alzheimer's Disease, there are 36.30 female cases and 31.25 male cases for every 100,000 people.
Another European country is featured on our list. The Netherlands ranked 7th among countries with the most cases of Alzheimer's Disease. In this country, there are 33.78 cases for every 100,000 people. There are 35.54 female cases versus 30.48 male patients for every 100,000 people.
Rounding out the list of countries is the United States, with 33.26 Alzheimer's Disease cases for every 100,000 people. True to form, there is a higher number of female patients compared to males. In the United States, there are 36.18 female cases compared to just 28.37 male cases per 100,000 people.