Dementia in Canada

In Rising Tide: the Impact of Dementia on Canadian Society the following information was determined:

Incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in Canada:
2008 – 103,700 new cases per year (1 every 5 minutes)
2038 – 257,800 new cases per year (1 every 2 minutes)

Prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in Canada:
2008 – 480,600 people with dementia (1.5% of Canada’s population)
2038 – 1,125,200 people with dementia (2.8% of Canada’s population)