Number of people in the U.S. with a visual disability as of 2016, by age

Individuals with a visual disability in the U.S. 2016, by age This statistic shows the number of individuals in the U.S. who had a visual disability as of 2016, by age. It was estimated that in that year around 239,400 people aged 16 to 20 years were blind or had serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses.
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Number of people
4 years and younger78,600
5 to 15 years388,400
16 to 20 years239,400
21 to 64 years3,798,200
65 to 74 years1,277,600
75 years and older1,893,500
Number of people
4 years and younger78,600
5 to 15 years388,400
16 to 20 years239,400
21 to 64 years3,798,200
65 to 74 years1,277,600
75 years and older1,893,500
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This statistic shows the number of individuals in the U.S. who had a visual disability as of 2016, by age. It was estimated that in that year around 239,400 people aged 16 to 20 years were blind or had serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
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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