The relevance of dementia becomes clear in these numbers:
In Germany, about 2% of people are now affected, which corresponds to an incidence of 1:50. Forecast until 2030: 2.7% dementia cases in Germany.
Worldwide, about 55 million people are currently affected, the number of unreported cases is estimated at another 40 million patients. Forecast until 2030: almost 140 million illnesses (WHO report, Sep 2021).