Saudi Arabia

GBD super region:   North Africa and Middle East
GBD region:   North Africa and Middle East
Population:   34,813,867
Year Last Reported
No. of ophthalmologists
2,546 2015
Ophthalmologists per million
80.7 2015
No. of optometrists
575 2018
Optometrists per million
16.5 2018
No. of allied ophthalmic personnel
280 2015
Allied ophthalmic personnel per million
9 2015

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

Surveys in this country

Year End
RAAB Version
DR module
Sample Size
Eastern Al Ahsa 2012 RAAB5 Yes 2842 View
Makkah Al Taif 2011 RAAB5 Yes 3300 View
Jazan - 2011 RAAB5 Yes 3659 View