Diabetes in numbers

1 in 11 adults have diabetes (415 million)

46.5% of adults with diabetes are undiagnosed

12% of global health expenditure is spent on diabetes ($673 billion)

By 2040, 1 adult in 10 (642 million) will have diabetes

1 in 7 births is affected by gestational diabetes

Three quarters of people with diabetes live in low and middle income countries

542,000 children have type 1 diabetes

Every 6 seconds a person dies from diabetes (5.0 million deaths)

Source: DiabetAtlas: IDF diabetes atlas – 7th edition

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