HEAR
ING

LOSS

HEARING LOSS
&

the SOCIETAL IMPACT

hearing loss in facts & figures

World Facts

ADULTS

32 mi. children

worldwide are born with or develop sensorineural deafness in their early childhood.

€224 bil. yearly

are the estimated total costs for untreated hearing impairment in the EU.(2015)

$383.000 per person

are the estimated lifetime costs of untreated hearing loss in the US.(2003)