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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Number of people newly certified severely sight impaired and sight impaired by broad ethnic group and year
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2012-131,201211401,362
2013-141,155191281,302
2014-151,082261351,243
2015-161,163172081,388
2016-171,199241981,421
2017-181,223361961,455
2018-191,332332381,603
2019-201,287332981,618
2020-21824152091,048
2021-221,263392611,563

Metadata

Title

Number of people newly certified severely sight impaired and sight impaired by broad ethnic group and year

Last update

27 July 2023 27 July 2023

Next update

To be confirmed

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Contact email

stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Wales

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

The information presented here shows the number of people newly certified severely sight impaired or sight impaired by broad ethnic group.

Data collection and calculation

Data on new registrations has been provided by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from the Database for Epidemiological data on Visual Impairment Certificates (DEVICE). The analysis is supported by RNIB, the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

2012-13 onwards.

Statistical quality

Please find this information in the related statistical publication and quality report, as per given weblink.

Keywords

Ophthalmic; Eye Care; Eye