Skip to content

Magnitude and Projections

Global Estimates of Vision Loss

Breakdown of vision loss chart

You can explore these data on Global vision loss predicted by the VLEG/GBD 2020 model in different ways, including:

  • Measure: Crude or age standardised prevalence or numbers affects
  • Age: All ages or Adults 50+
  • Gender: Male, Female or Both
  • Breakdown: Type of vision impairment or Cause

Number affected by vision loss, Global, 2020

(all ages, males & females)

Source: Data from VLEG/GBD 2020 model, accessed via the IAPB Vision Atlas

Related pages on the Vision Atlas