Ageing population – ROI
At the 2006 census, there were 468,000 people aged 65+ (11% of the population) By 2041, there will be 1.4 million aged 65 and over (22% of the population). Life expectancy at birth is 76.8 years for men and 81.6 years for women. 95% of men and women aged 70 and over rate their health as very good (19%), good (50%) or fair (26%). 9.1% of people aged 65 and over are still in employment (Q2 2009).
Dementia Population Growth in Ireland
Estimated number and projected growth in the number of people with dementia in Ireland by age group, 2011-2046. Estimates for 2011 based on Census of Population 2011. Projections for 2016 to 2041 based on CSO (2013) Population and Labour Force Projections, 2016-2014, Stationery Office, Dublin, Table 3, page 40 and EuroCoDe (2009) Age and gender specific dementia prevalence rates. (Source: Pierce, M. et al. (forthcoming). Prevalence and Projections of Dementia in Ireland, 2011. Genio Ltd., Mullingar).
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- 70-74 Years
- 65-69 Years
- 60-64 Years
- 30-59 Years
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