2050: Twice as many with hearing loss

The result of more people on the earth, an ageing population, diabetes and the use of MP3 players could result in more people with hearing loss in the future.

Today, nearly 600 million people have hearing loss globally. With the continued growth in the global population, this figure is expected to double to nearly 1.2 billion by 2050. The increase is expected to be most noticeable in people aged 60 and older.

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