Number of people with vision impairments in 1990 and 2015

Number of people worldwide with vision impairment in 1990 and 2015 (in millions)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 24, 2017
Number of people with vision impairments in 1990 and 2015 This statistic shows the number of people worldwide who were blind or had moderate or severe vision impairment in 1990 and 2015, in millions. In 1990, an estimated 30.6 million people were blind, while in 2015, around 36 million people were blind. Blindness and vision impairments come from a variety of diseases or injuries and can lead to life-long disability.
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Number of people worldwide with vision impairment in 1990 and 2015 (in millions)

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BlindModerate and severe vision impairment
199030.6159.9
201536216.6
BlindModerate and severe vision impairment
199030.6159.9
201536216.6
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 24, 2017
This statistic shows the number of people worldwide who were blind or had moderate or severe vision impairment in 1990 and 2015, in millions. In 1990, an estimated 30.6 million people were blind, while in 2015, around 36 million people were blind. Blindness and vision impairments come from a variety of diseases or injuries and can lead to life-long disability.
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