Dementia is a significant and growing health and aged care issue in Australia that has a substantial impact on the health and quality of life of people with the condition, as well as for their family and friends. This online report provides a comprehensive picture of dementia in Australia, including the latest statistics on dementia prevalence, burden of disease, deaths, expenditure, as well as the use of health and aged care services among people with dementia and information on carers of people with dementia.

Dementia in Australia has been published as a web report since 2021. This report is updated bi-annually to include the latest data from a range of sources. For more information, see Data sources.

  • Cat. no: DEM 2

Latest dementia statistics

Contents of this report

Australian stories about living with dementia