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Country Map & Estimates of Vision Loss

Hungary

In 2020 in Hungary, there were an estimated 1.8 million people with vision loss. Of these, 36,000 people were blind.

Hungary

  • GBD Region
    Central Europe
  • GBD Super Region
    Central Europe, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia
  • Population (2020)
    9.66 million
  • GDP per capita ($US, 2019)
    16,476
  • Human Development Index (HDI) (2019)
    0.85 (very high)
  • Blindness (crude)
    0.40%
  • All vision loss (crude)
    19.10%
  • Proportion who are female
    62%
  • Gender ratio (age-std)
    1.14

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 Hungary, 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 Hungary

Indicator
Data
Rank
Year Last Reported
Data Source
Cataract surgical service delivery
Effective cataract surgical coverage (eCSC)
No data
Cataract surgeries performed (annual)
94,915
23 of 120
Cataract surgical rate (CSR) (per million)
9,777
17 of 176
2018
Eurostat
Number of eye care personnel by cadre
No. of ophthalmologists
960
2015
Resnikoff et al., 2020
Ophthalmologists per million
97.4
19 of 191
2015
Resnikoff et al., 2020
No. of optometrists
589
2020
ECOO
Optometrists per million
61.0
38 of 136
2020
ECOO
No. of allied ophthalmic personnel
1700
2016
Ministry of Health or key respondent
Allied ophthalmic personnel per million
174
3 of 102
2016
Ministry of Health or key respondent
Data and assessments
Eye health prevalence data survey completed (since 1987)
RAAB
2015
RAAB Repository
Eye Care Service Assessment completed?
No data
National eye health resources and plans
National Eye Health Co-ordinator
No data
National Eye Committee
Yes
Ministry of Health or key respondent
National Eye Health Plan
No data
National Eye Health Plan Start Date
No data
National Eye Health Plan End Date
No data