04 October 2022

One in ten say they have a hearing loss

Several surveys carried out in different countries in 2021 and 2022 show that around ten percent of all people have a hearing loss.

France

Nearly 10% of all French people think they have a hearing loss. Of those who say they have a hearing loss, 45% use hearing aids. Most of them use two hearing aids according to the survey EuroTrak France 2022.

The Netherlands

10% of all Dutch people think they have a hearing loss. In the Netherlands, nearly 45% of those who say they have a hearing loss use hearing aids according to the survey EuroTrak Netherlands 2022.

Germany

11.1 % of all Germans say they have a hearing loss. Of those who say they have a hearing loss, 41% of them use hearing aids according to the survey EuroTrak Germany 2022.

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Belgium

10% of all Belgians say they have a hearing loss. In the EuroTrak Belgium 2021 survey, 9.4% of the participants say they have a hearing loss. 34% of the Belgians who say they have a hearing loss use hearing aids.

Australia

14.2% of adult Australians say that they have a hearing loss. This is one in seven adult Australians. Nearly half of those who say they have a hearing loss use hearing aids according to the survey AustraliaTrak 2021.

South Korea

6% of Koreans say that they have a hearing loss. Nearly four out of ten who have a hearing loss use hearing aids according to the survey KoreaTrak 2021.

All the surveys can be found here at the website of EHIMA (European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association).

Source: www.ehima.com

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