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Dementia and Alzheimer’s deaths

Dementia and Alzheimer’s deaths

Description Dementia and Alzheimer’s deaths
ISBN Web Only
Official Print Publication Web Only


26 June 2019

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


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Methodology (PDF 121 KB)

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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


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.

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