Country Statistics

Indicator Value
Population: 21,000
Human development index value: N/A
National Prevention of Blindness Committee active: No
National Eye Health Plan Developed: No
Cataract surgical rate: 2,800 (2009 estimate - based on visiting teams)
Number of ophthalmologists: 0
Blindness prevalence: 0.7% (2009)
Main causes of blindness: Cataract, diabetic retinopathy
Total expenditure on health as percentage of total government expenditure: 11.7
Diabetes prevalence: 25.4%
Improved drinking water coverage: 100
Improved sanitation coverage: 97
Endemic areas for trachoma: No