COLORBLIND POPULATION IS INCREASING!

19 May 2022

How many people do you think are colorblind on the planet? What country has the most colorblind population?

There is general agreement that 1 in 12 men (8%) and 1 in 200 women are colorblind (approximately 4.5% of the world population), as a result, there are more than 350 million colorblind people in the world. This number increases every year according to the world's population growth (1.05%). You can compare this number to the whole US population (332 Million).

  • Approximately 10-12 children with color deficiency are born per minute.

What Country Has More Colorblind People? Countries with larger populations and Isolated communities with a restricted gene pool have more populations of people with color deficiency. India has the highest number of colorblind people population in the world with 70 million being colorblind. China is the second country with 53 million colorblind people population. According to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, about 3.7% or 12 million Americans are colorblind (7 percent of the males, and 0.4 percent of the females). What Nations Are Most Affected by Color Blindness? Countries with a restricted gene pool sometimes produce high proportions of color blindness, including the less usual types. Arabs have the highest percentage of color blindness among other nations. Arabs, Indians, Russian, Norwegians, French, Dutch, Swiss, Scots, and Germans are the most affected nations by color blindness.