Data last updated22 June 2021

United Arab Emirates

Diabetes report 2010 — 2045
At a glance 2010201920302045
Diabetes estimates (20-79 y)
People with diabetes, in 1,000s425.01,223.41,665.42,247.6
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of diabetes, %18.716.317.818.5
People with undiagnosed diabetes, in 1,000s-497.9--
Proportion of people with undiagnosed diabetes, %-40.7--
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) estimates (20-79 y)
People with IGT, in 1,000s501.11,111.21,423.41,829.5
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of IGT, %18.814.114.915.2
Mortality attributable to diabetes (20-79 y)
Deaths attributable to diabetes1,080.02,092.9--
Proportion of diabetes-related deaths in people under 60 y, %-72.1--
Type 1 diabetes estimates in children and adolescents
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s0.00.0--
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s-0.1--
Type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s0.10.2--
Type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s-0.4--
Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (HIP) (20-49 y)
Live births affected by HIP-33,422.1--
Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), %-37.5--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes first detected in pregnancy-2,267.6--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes detected prior to pregnancy-3,303.9--
Diabetes-related health expenditure
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, USD million453.31,513.82,046.02,458.3
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, ID million340.12,913.13,937.34,730.7
Mean diabetes-related health expenditure per person, USD1,067.01,237.3--
Mean diabetes-related health expenditure per person, ID800.32,381.1--
Total adult population (20-79 y), in 1,000s3,492.77,925.79,178.010,466.1
Population of children (0-14 y), in 1,000s937.01,344.5--
Population of children and adolescents (0-19 y), in 1,000s-1,744.1--
Complications of diabetes
  • Nephropathy: 6.3%
  • Retinopathy: 4.2%
  • Neuropathy: 5.3%
  • Coronary artery disease: 3.2%
  • Cerebrovascular disease: 2.1%
  • Peripheral artery disease: 0.0%
  • Heart failure: 1.1%

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