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How many people in Western Australia have dementia?

There are 39,600 West Australians with dementia. Without a medical breakthrough, this number is projected to increase rapidly to 84,161 by 2036.

Number of people with dementia in Western Australia:

  • 2017 – 39,600 people with dementia
  • 2036 – 84,161 people with dementia
  • 2056 – 143,957 people with dementia

Number of people with dementia in Australia:

  • 2017 – 413,106 people with dementia
  • 2036 – 760,672 people with dementia
  • 2056 – 1,100,890 people with dementia

Source: NATSEM calculations using ABS population projections.

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