Data last updated22 June 2021


Diabetes report 2010 — 2045
At a glance 2010201920302045
Diabetes estimates (20-79 y)
People with diabetes, in 1,000s3,926.23,669.43,994.33,843.2
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of diabetes, %
People with undiagnosed diabetes, in 1,000s-1,332.2--
Proportion of people with undiagnosed diabetes, %-36.3--
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) estimates (20-79 y)
People with IGT, in 1,000s2,654.72,260.82,404.42,326.5
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of IGT, %
Mortality attributable to diabetes (20-79 y)
Deaths attributable to diabetes27,393.015,655.7--
Proportion of diabetes-related deaths in people under 60 y, %-25.2--
Type 1 diabetes estimates in children and adolescents
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s0.71.3--
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s-1.7--
Type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s4.98.2--
Type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s-16.0--
Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (HIP) (20-49 y)
Live births affected by HIP-N/A--
Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), %-N/A--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes first detected in pregnancy-N/A--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes detected prior to pregnancy-N/A--
Diabetes-related health expenditure
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, USD million11,022.610,454.610,480.89,414.9
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, ID million10,130.013,080.713,113.511,779.8
Mean diabetes-related health expenditure per person, USD2,807.02,849.1--
Mean diabetes-related health expenditure per person, ID2,580.13,564.8--
Total adult population (20-79 y), in 1,000s44,509.944,048.242,894.339,015.4
Population of children (0-14 y), in 1,000s8,144.07,898.4--
Population of children and adolescents (0-19 y), in 1,000s-10,714.9--
Complications of diabetes
  • Nephropathy: 12.2%
  • Retinopathy: 6.4%
  • Neuropathy: 11.1%
  • Coronary artery disease: 14.4%
  • Cerebrovascular disease: 3.9%
  • Peripheral artery disease: 2.8%
  • Heart failure: 2.5%

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