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Rise in dementia deaths on IOM

Fri, 08 Mar 2019


The number of people on the Isle of Man dying from dementia related illnesses has risen sharply over the last 10 years.

That's according to the Manx Government's 2017 Mortality report looking into causes of death.
 
It suggests deaths in the category made up 10% of all deaths on the island last year.
 
Average life expectancy for women aged 65 on the island is currently 86 years, while men of the same age are expected to live to 84 years.

 

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