Number of countries affected by neglected tropical diseases worldwide as of 2019

This statistic shows the number of countries worldwide affected by select neglected tropical diseases as of 2019. As of this time, around 52 countries were affected by lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis. Elephantiasis is caused by parasitic worms and is marked by severe swelling in various parts of the body.

Number of countries affected worldwide from select neglected tropical diseases as of 2019

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Sources

Release date

July 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

as of 2019

Supplementary notes

* Indicates active trachoma, trichiasis, and irreversible blindness due to trachoma.

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Statistics on "Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)"

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