Data last updated22 June 2021


Diabetes report 2010 — 2045
At a glance 2010201920302045
Diabetes estimates (20-79 y)
People with diabetes, in 1,000s50,768.377,005.6100,956.4134,239.3
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of diabetes, %7.810.411.211.5
People with undiagnosed diabetes, in 1,000s-43,869.0--
Proportion of people with undiagnosed diabetes, %-57.0--
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) estimates (20-79 y)
People with IGT, in 1,000s39,471.825,207.332,158.040,703.4
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of IGT, %
Mortality attributable to diabetes (20-79 y)
Deaths attributable to diabetes1,007,642.01,010,262.1--
Proportion of diabetes-related deaths in people under 60 y, %-50.5--
Type 1 diabetes estimates in children and adolescents
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s15.715.9--
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s-19.7--
Type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s97.695.6--
Type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s-171.3--
Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (HIP) (20-49 y)
Live births affected by HIP-6,013,834.9--
Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), %-28.5--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes first detected in pregnancy-315,256.3--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes detected prior to pregnancy-238,116.2--
Diabetes-related health expenditure
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, USD million2,815.17,057.48,894.610,972.7
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, ID million7,819.927,205.034,287.342,298.1
Mean diabetes-related health expenditure per person, USD55.091.7--
Mean diabetes-related health expenditure per person, ID154.0353.3--
Total adult population (20-79 y), in 1,000s713,498.4859,956.11,018,183.51,159,222.3
Population of children (0-14 y), in 1,000s374,809.0369,543.9--
Population of children and adolescents (0-19 y), in 1,000s-495,127.8--
Complications of diabetes
  • Nephropathy: 5.9%
  • Retinopathy: 0.8%
  • Neuropathy: 10.6%
  • Coronary artery disease: 2.5%
  • Cerebrovascular disease: 0.3%
  • Peripheral artery disease: 0.0%
  • Heart failure: 0.2%

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