Table 3.2 Number of natural teeth and percentage with no natural teeth, 2015, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2015
Number of natural teeth Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
No natural teeth - 1 1 2 9 15 32 6
Fewer than 10 - 0 2 4 6 14 14 5
10 to 19 - 3 7 14 22 25 24 13
20 or more 100 96 90 79 63 46 30 76
All with teeth 100 99 99 98 91 85 68 94
Women
No natural teeth 0 0 1 3 7 23 44 9
Fewer than 10 - 0 1 2 6 10 12 4
10 to 19 1 3 5 9 18 21 19 10
20 or more 99 97 93 85 68 47 25 76
All with teeth 100 100 99 97 93 77 56 91
All adults
No natural teeth 0 0 1 3 8 19 39 8
Fewer than 10 - 0 1 3 6 12 13 4
10 to 19 0 3 6 11 20 23 21 11
20 or more 100 97 91 82 66 47 27 76
All with teeth 100 100 99 97 92 81 61 92
Bases (weighted):
Men 338 381 370 445 374 288 190 2386
Women 333 405 396 470 394 321 273 2592
All adults 671 786 767 915 768 609 463 4978
Bases (unweighted):
Men 193 239 312 404 409 398 280 2235
Women 210 348 391 485 488 461 361 2744
All adults 403 587 703 889 897 859 641 4979

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