Individuals with a visual disability in the U.S. 2017, by age

This statistic shows the number of individuals in the U.S. who had a visual disability as of 2017, by age. It was estimated that in that year around 239,700 people aged 16 to 20 years were blind or had serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses.

Number of people in the U.S. with a visual disability as of 2017, by age

Number of people
4 years and younger88,700
5 to 15 years387,300
16 to 20 years239,700
21 to 64 years3,714,400
65 to 74 years1,250,200
75 years and older1,862,700
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Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Special properties

non-institutionalized people

Supplementary notes

Original question: Is this person blind or does he/she have serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses?

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