GBD super region:   Sub-Saharan Africa
GBD region:   Western Sub-Saharan Africa
Population:   206,139,587
Year Last Reported
No. of ophthalmologists
540 2015
Ophthalmologists per million
3 2015
No. of optometrists
2,897 2018
Optometrists per million
14.1 2018
No. of allied ophthalmic personnel
1,855 2016
Allied ophthalmic personnel per million
10 2016

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

Surveys in this country

Year End
RAAB Version
DR module
Sample Size
Kogi - 2020 Unknown No - View
Sokoto Wurno 2016 RAAB6 No 2700 View
Plateau Langtang South, Bokkos, Bassa 2007 RACSS No 4200 View
Kebbi Birnin Kebbi 2006 RACSS No 2589 View