One-in-eight Germans suffers from hearing loss

In Germany, over 5 million hearing aids are used.

13% of the German population suffer from reduced hearing. That is over 10 million people. Only a third of the people who have hearing loss use a hearing aid. This is shown by newly published figures from ”Bundesverband der Hörgeräte-Industrie”.

The Bundesverband der Hörgeräteindustrie figures also show, that around 5.3 million hearing aids are used in the German market. Every year, 800,000 new hearing aids are sold.

Source: Bundesverband der Hörgeräteindustrie, www.ear-fidelity.de

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