Republic of Korea (South Korea)

Country Statistics

IndicatorValue
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

South Korea

South Korea, WPR