Where In The World Is Blindness The Worst?

  1. World map of blindnessIndia and China represent 49% of the world's blindness and vision loss, while comprising 37% of its population.
  2. The only country with more than 27% of its population suffering from vision loss is Nepal, a neighbor of both India and China.
  3. Virtually every country in the Western hemisphere has fewer than 15% with vision loss.
  4. The U.S. has 3.7% vision loss.
  5. The only major country with a lower rate of vision loss than the U.S. is our neighbor Canada.
Country Map & Estimates of Vision Loss

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