Country Statistics

Indicator Value
Population: 48,391,000
Human development index value: 0.909
National Prevention of Blindness Committee active: No
National Eye Health Plan Developed: Yes
Cataract surgical rate: 2,762 (2009 estimate)
Number of ophthalmologists: 2026
Blindness prevalence: N/A
Main causes of blindness: N/A
Total expenditure on health as percentage of total government expenditure: 13.7
Diabetes prevalence: 8.9%
Improved drinking water coverage: 98%
Improved sanitation coverage: 100%
Endemic areas for trachoma: No