Nepal

GBD super region:   South Asia
GBD region:   South Asia
Population:   29,136,808
Indicator
Value
Year Last Reported
No. of ophthalmologists
240 2015
Ophthalmologists per million
8.4 2015
No. of optometrists
2,510 2020
Optometrists per million
86.1 2020
No. of allied ophthalmic personnel
750 2019
Allied ophthalmic personnel per million
26 2019

Indicator data provided by the International Agency for The Prevention of Blindness. Visit the IAPB Vision Atlas for more information about eye health in Nepal.

Surveys in this country

State
District
Year End
RAAB Version
DR module
Sample Size
Details
Sudurpashchim - 2021 RAAB7 Yes - View
Province2 - 2020 RAAB7 Yes - View
Province1 - 2019 RAAB6 No - View
Karnali - 2019 RAAB7 Yes - View
Lumbini - 2019 RAAB6 No - View
Bagmati - 2019 RAAB7 Yes - View
Gandaki - 2019 RAAB6 No - View
Narayani Bara, Parsa, Rautahat, Chitwan, Makwanpur 2015 RAAB5 No 5000 View
Rapti Dang, Pyuthan, Rolpa, Rukum, Salyan 2010 RAAB5 No 2988 View
Dhaulagiri Baglung, Mustang, Myagdi, Parbat 2010 RAAB5 No 3000 View
Sagarmatha Khotang, Okhaldhunga, Solukhumbu, Udayapur, Saptari, Siraha 2009 RAAB5 No 3050 View
Mechi Ilam, Jhapa, Panchthar, Taplejung 2009 RAAB5 No 3050 View
Bheri Banke, Bardiya, Dailekh, Jajarkot, Surkhet 2009 RAAB5 No 3050 View
Koshi Bhojpur, Dhankuta, Morang, Sankhuwasabha, Sunsari, Terhathum 2009 RAAB5 No 3050 View
Bagmati Bhaktapur, Dhading, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Kavrepalanchok, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Sindupalchok 2008 RAAB5 No 2050 View
Janakpur Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Dolakha, Ramechhap, Sindhuli 2008 RAAB5 No 1800 View
Karnali Dolpa, Humla, Jumla, Kalikot, Mugu 2008 RAAB5 No 1197 View
Narayani Rautahat 2008 Custom No 5533 View
Seti and Mahakali Achham, Bajhang, Bajura, Doti, Kailali, Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Darchula, Kanchanpur 2008 RAAB5 No 2751 View