Did you know?

Around one million Kiwis live with hearing loss, and that figure is set to double by 2050.


Around 466 million people worldwide experience hearing loss. It is estimated that by 2050 over 900 million people will have disabling hearing loss


On average, more than 8 of 10 hearing aid wearers feel their hearing aids have improved their quality of life.


Research tells us that people who wear hearing devices have:

- better psychological health
- better communication skills
- better personal safety
- a higher quality of life
- higher self esteem


Hearing loss is relatively common in New Zealand. The prevalence of hearing loss was estimated to be 880,350 people in New Zealand in 2016. This represents 18.9% of all people.

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