Hearing problem prevalence
When people struggle to understand speech or hear certain sounds, we call it a hearing problem. Hearing problems are not uncommon in Australia, in fact, it affects one in six of us1.
As many as 64% of people over the age of 60, suffer from some form of hearing loss1. For people over 70 years, this increase to 3 in 4 people1. As stated by Roland Eavery, hearing loss is so prevalent that it has become the norm2.
Helpful hearing information