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Country Map & Estimates of Vision Loss

Cambodia

In 2020 in Cambodia, there were an estimated 2.3 million people with vision loss. Of these, 110,000 people were blind.

Cambodia

  • GBD Region
    Southeast Asia
  • GBD Super Region
    Southeast Asia, East Asia, and Oceania
  • Population (2020)
    16.7 million
  • GDP per capita ($US, 2019)
    1,643
  • Human Development Index (HDI) (2019)
    0.58 (medium)
  • Blindness (crude)
    0.70%
  • All vision loss (crude)
    13.50%
  • Proportion who are female
    59%
  • Gender ratio (age-std)
    1.11

Breakdown of vision loss chart

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  • Cause: look at how different eye conditions cause vision loss (at GBD Super Region and GBD Region level only).

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Crude prevalence of vision loss in Cambodia, China, United States of America, 2020

(all ages, males & females)

Source: Data from VLEG/GBD 2020 model, accessed via the IAPB Vision Atlas
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National indicators for eye health services in Cambodia

Indicator
Data
Rank
Year Last Reported
Data Source
Cataract surgical service delivery
Effective cataract surgical coverage (eCSC)
34.6%
13 of 20
2012
Ramke et al., 2017
Cataract surgeries performed (annual)
41,864
38 of 120
Cataract surgical rate (CSR) (per million)
2,539
60 of 176
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
Number of eye care personnel by cadre
No. of ophthalmologists
71
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
Ophthalmologists per million
3.9
149 of 191
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
No. of optometrists
0
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
Optometrists per million
0.0
131 of 136
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
No. of allied ophthalmic personnel
152
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
Allied ophthalmic personnel per million
9
68 of 102
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
Data and assessments
Eye health prevalence data survey completed (since 1987)
Prevalence, RAAB
2019
VLEG, Ministry of Health
Eye Care Service Assessment completed?
ECSAT
2019
Ministry of Health or key respondent
National eye health resources and plans
National Eye Health Co-ordinator
Yes
Ministry of Health or key respondent
National Eye Committee
Yes
Ministry of Health or key respondent
National Eye Health Plan
Yes
Ministry of Health or key respondent
National Eye Health Plan Start Date
2016
Ministry of Health or key respondent
National Eye Health Plan End Date
2020
Ministry of Health or key respondent