Table 3.1 Number of natural teeth and percentage with no natural teeth, 1995 to 2015, by sex

Aged 16 and over 1995 to 2015
False teeth / number of natural teeth 1995 1998 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  % % % % % % % % % % %
Men
All own teeth
16-64 69 73 76 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
16+ n/a n/a 67 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
All false teeth
16-64 9 8 5 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
16+ n/a n/a 12 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
No natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 3
16+ n/a n/a n/a 9 9 9 9 9 8 7 6
Fewer than 10 natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
16+ n/a n/a n/a 6 6 5 5 5 6 6 5
10 to 19 natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 11 11 11 11 12 9 9 10
16+ n/a n/a n/a 13 12 13 13 13 11 12 13
20 or more natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 82 82 82 83 82 84 85 85
16+ n/a n/a n/a 72 72 73 73 72 75 76 76
All with teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 96 96 96 97 96 96 97 97
16+ n/a n/a n/a 91 91 91 91 91 92 93 94
Women
All own teeth
16-64 66 70 75 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
16+ n/a n/a 62 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
All false teeth
16-64 13 11 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
16+ n/a n/a 18 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
No natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 5 5 5 4 4 4 3 2
16+ n/a n/a n/a 14 14 13 11 12 12 11 9
Fewer than 10 natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 3 3 3 3 4 2 2 2
16+ n/a n/a n/a 5 4 5 6 6 5 4 4
10 to 19 natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 9 10 8 8 7 9 8 7
16+ n/a n/a n/a 11 12 11 11 10 11 11 10
20 or more natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 83 82 84 85 85 84 87 88
16+ n/a n/a n/a 70 70 72 72 73 73 74 76
All with teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 95 95 95 96 96 96 97 98
16+ n/a n/a n/a 86 86 87 89 88 88 89 91
All adults
All own teeth
16-64 68 72 75 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
16+ n/a n/a 64 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
All false teeth
16-64 11 9 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
16+ n/a n/a 15 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
No natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 2
16+ n/a n/a n/a 12 12 11 10 10 10 9 8
Fewer than 10 natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2
16+ n/a n/a n/a 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 4
10 to 19 natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 10 10 10 10 9 9 8 8
16+ n/a n/a n/a 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 11
20 or more natural teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 82 82 83 84 83 84 86 87
16+ n/a n/a n/a 71 71 72 73 73 74 75 76
All with teeth
16-64 n/a n/a n/a 96 95 96 97 96 96 97 98
16+ n/a n/a n/a 88 88 89 90 90 90 91 92
Bases (weighted):
Men 16-64 3902 3950 3169 2537 2940 2824 2944 1885 1892 1794 1908
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3833 3083 3585 3450 3598 2309 2338 2231 2386
Women 16-64 3998 3989 3318 2632 3060 2938 3063 1950 1979 1873 1998
Women 16+ n/a n/a 4276 3362 3917 3762 3924 2500 2545 2420 2592
All adults 16-64 7900 7939 6487 5169 6001 5762 6007 3836 3871 3667 3906
All 16+ n/a n/a 8109 6445 7502 7212 7522 4809 4883 4651 4978
Bases (unweighted):
Men 16-64 3524 3364 2756 2078 2398 2287 2416 1517 1600 1476 1557
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3589 2835 3276 3104 3270 2126 2134 2064 2235
Women 16-64 4408 4212 3451 2687 3206 3073 3172 1970 2075 1857 1922
Women 16+ n/a n/a 4522 3608 4234 4114 4252 2684 2752 2588 2744
All adults 16-64 7932 7576 6207 4765 5604 5360 5588 3487 3675 3333 3479
All 16+ n/a n/a 8111 6443 7510 7218 7522 4810 4886 4652 4978

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