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Dementia and Alzheimer’s deaths

Dementia and Alzheimer’s deaths

Last update: 24 November 2020National Statistics Icon
Next update: June 2021
Frequency: Annual

This section presents information on the numbers of deaths which had an underlying cause of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

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Statistical Service in Scotland

Note: age-standardised accidental death rates are available from the Age-standardised Death Rates section of this website.

Statistics for other parts of the United Kingdom (UK)

Further information for the rest of the UK can be found via the following website links:

  • England & Wales : Office for National Statistics, Deaths by cause
  • Northern Ireland : Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Deaths by cause

Note : Figures for England & Wales and/or Northern Ireland may not always be on exactly the same basis as National Records of Scotland (NRS) figures: there can be differences in the coverage of what at first sight appear to be the same statistics.

A list of common definitions and acronyms used in this publication is available on our Glossary page.

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