Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) remained unchanged in Belgium in 2017

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%)
Health Care | Belgium | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis case detection rate reached 87.0 % in 2017 in Belgium, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis case detection rate in Belgium reached an all time high of 94.0 % in 1994 and an all time low of 78.0 % in 1999. When compared to Belgium's main peers, tuberculosis case detection rate in France amounted to 83.0 %, 87.0 % in Germany, 87.0 % in Luxembourg and 87.0 % in Netherlands in 2017.

Belgium has been ranked 31st within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis case detection rate, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The tuberculosis case detection rate (all forms) is the proportion of newly notified tuberculosis cases (including relapses) to estimated incident cases (case detection, all forms).

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Belgium % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Denmark % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
France % 83.0% 83.0% 83.0% 83.0% 83.0%
Germany % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Italy % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% ... 87.0%
Luxembourg % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Netherlands % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Poland % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Spain % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
United Kingdom % 89.0% 89.0% 89.0% 89.0% 89.0%