Hearing Loss in Canada
Hearing loss is the fastest growing, and one of the most prevalent, chronic conditions facing Canadians today.
- In 2012/2013, an estimated 4.6 million Canadians aged 20 to 79 (19%) had hearing loss that affected their ability to hear normal speech.
- One in five teenagers, aged 12 to 19 years, have some degree of hearing loss,
- Measured hearing loss rose sharply after age 40 to reach 65% at ages 70 to 79.
Connecting Canadians impacted by hearing loss through advocacy, education and community engagement.
The values of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association include:
For more information visit: https://www.chha.ca/