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Alzheimers Rates by Country 2024

Country
Prevalent Case Rate
Japan3,079
Italy2,270
Slovenia1,963
Monaco1,962
Greece1,875
Germany1,864
Estonia1,832
Latvia1,806
Lithuania1,805
Portugal1,785

1. Finland

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.

2. United Kingdom

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.

3. Slovakia

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.

4. Albania

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.

5. Iceland

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.

6. Brunei

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.

7. Netherlands

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.

8. United States

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.

Notes:
- Values are for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
- Data are estimates from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and are based upon the best available data. As all estimates involve some degree of possible inaccuracy, the highest and lowest imagined values are shown as well.

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Country
Prevalent Case Rate (per 100k)
Prevalent Case Rate (Lower) (per 100k)
Prevalent Case Rate (Upper) (per 100k)
Japan3,0792,6003,583
Italy2,2701,9042,659
Slovenia1,9631,6442,285
Monaco1,9621,6442,285
Greece1,8751,5692,201
Germany1,8641,5952,164
Estonia1,8321,5352,138
Latvia1,8061,5002,148
Lithuania1,8051,5002,123
Portugal1,7851,5052,083
Croatia1,7621,4632,078
France1,6981,4321,977
Hungary1,6921,4091,983
Finland1,6621,3961,935
Spain1,6541,4361,903
Czech Republic1,6471,3811,926
Bulgaria1,6351,3461,934
Romania1,5951,3211,872
Belgium1,5641,3061,828
Switzerland1,5491,3091,793
Poland1,5241,2781,777
Austria1,5231,2771,768
San Marino1,5201,2731,775
Netherlands1,5051,2841,729
United States1,4951,3431,641
Malta1,4861,2521,734
Canada1,4591,2391,676
Sweden1,4321,2101,665
Puerto Rico1,3751,1781,578
Georgia1,3601,1471,576
New Zealand1,3481,1461,560
Denmark1,3311,1301,538
Norway1,3291,1291,542
Belarus1,2991,0841,517
Australia1,2971,1071,491
Uruguay1,2851,0831,497
Bermuda1,2771,0881,479
Ukraine1,2751,0631,500
Slovakia1,2691,0621,480
Serbia1,2461,0201,486
United Kingdom1,2411,0501,450
Bosnia and Herzegovina1,2411,0291,467
Andorra1,1851,0071,363
Iceland1,1759861,364
Albania1,1719801,368
Russia1,1509581,347
Moldova1,1439731,328
South Korea1,1199751,284
Montenegro1,1069241,296
Taiwan1,0809371,197
Luxembourg1,0248681,184
Ireland1,0088491,173
Armenia9507971,103
Cuba9498211,083
China9247751,076
Barbados9087741,050
Chile8777391,017
Thailand8767611,003
United States Virgin Islands8737401,007
Cyprus8697261,018
North Macedonia8697221,026
Israel853722988
Argentina839711974
Singapore794691905
Turkey790676912
Brazil786677895
Cook Islands775651905
Lebanon771658897
Niue751636872
Mauritius739633846
Tunisia731622847
Dominica709602823
Colombia688593787
Trinidad and Tobago664571766
North Korea657553769
Greenland656548767
Costa Rica640550732
Guam637541734
Jamaica633545729
Saint Lucia622530719
El Salvador604518699
Sri Lanka601513692
Panama598515690
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines571490661
Iran559472644
Seychelles538462620
Antigua and Barbuda532454610
Peru529458609
Venezuela526456598
Paraguay516446591
Suriname490423567
Morocco486411563
Kazakhstan483406567
Grenada476408550
Vietnam475409546
Tokelau475404548
Algeria461389535
Bahamas459392530
Libya453382523
Northern Mariana Islands449384516
Saint Kitts and Nevis441378509
Syria439370510
Tonga434368504
Ecuador432368499
Mexico430369495
Palau429363497
Malaysia411349473
Dominican Republic403347463
Turkmenistan399340459
American Samoa388329450
Cape Verde387333444
Azerbaijan386322451
Myanmar384325441
South Africa381328439
Kyrgyzstan375320434
Tuvalu374316433
Bangladesh339287392
Samoa323273374
Kuwait323278370
Indonesia323274373
Bolivia322274371
Nicaragua313269360
Guyana313266360
Cambodia311264357
Comoros311268362
Guatemala305259354
Belize301257345
Fiji299252347
Egypt299253346
Philippines291248335
Gabon291248335
Maldives287246329
Bhutan286244328
Iraq282241326
Mongolia279234325
Jordan275232321
Namibia273233317
Honduras269228313
India266225306
Bahrain260222301
Nepal258220298
Timor Leste257218297
Sudan246210284
Palestine243208282
Laos242205279
Lesotho231197267
Brunei229193268
Micronesia224188260
Botswana224191259
Vanuatu214178251
Republic of the Congo210187234
Yemen206174237
Mauritania198170229
Haiti193163224
Uzbekistan191160222
Eswatini191162224
Tajikistan190161220
Saudi Arabia190162218
Senegal182156210
Rwanda182157210
Sao Tome and Principe182154210
Tanzania176154199
Zimbabwe174149201
DR Congo173148199
Kiribati173145200
Ghana169145195
Marshall Islands169140198
Guinea164139187
Kenya162139185
Gambia159135184
Djibouti158136181
Malawi158135182
Ethiopia156134180
Equatorial Guinea155132179
South Sudan154133177
Sierra Leone152130174
Papua New Guinea150127175
Central African Republic150129173
Oman147125170
Pakistan144123167
Afghanistan143120166
Angola143122165
Liberia142123163
Togo142122164
Burkina Faso140120161
Mozambique139118160
Solomon Islands138116160
Mali136117157
Uganda134116154
Burundi132114151
Zambia131112151
Cameroon131112151
Madagascar130112150
Benin129112149
Eritrea127108146
Nigeria124107142
Ivory Coast121103139
Chad11397130
Guinea Bissau11396131
Niger10691122
Somalia10085117
Qatar9479111
Nauru8975103
United Arab Emirates8872104
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What countries have the highest rate of Alzheimer's?

Finland has the world's highest rate of Alzheimer's Disease, with 54.65 cases per 100,000.

What country has the lowest rate of Alzheimer's?

Japan, specifically Okinawa, has the lowest rate of Alzheimer's Disease, with 1.46 incidents per 100,000.

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