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This is calculated based on the most robust data on the prevalence of hearing loss among different age groups (from Adrian Davis, Hearing in Adults, 1995), updated for the most recent population statistics (ONS mid-2014 data).
For more information on the data used and the prevalence and impact of hearing loss see Action on Hearing Loss’s Hearing Matters report.