Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) rose to 42.0% in Somalia in 2017

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%)
Health Care | Somalia | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis case detection rate reached 42.0 % in 2017 in Somalia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 13.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis case detection rate in Somalia reached an all time high of 43.0 % in 2005 and an all time low of 11.0 % in 1994. When compared to Somalia's main peers, tuberculosis case detection rate in Djibouti amounted to 80.0 %, 68.0 % in Ethiopia, 53.0 % in Kenya and 72.0 % in Yemen in 2017.

Somalia has been ranked 169th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis case detection rate, 8 places behind 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
Djibouti % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
Eritrea % 61.0% 61.0% 61.0% 61.0% 61.0%
Ethiopia % 69.0% 66.0% 62.0% 59.0% 71.0%
Kenya % 45.0% 45.0% 45.0% 45.0% 45.0%
Oman % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Saudi Arabia % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Somalia % 33.0% 33.0% 35.0% 35.0% 37.0%
Sudan % 52.0% 51.0% 52.0% 54.0% 55.0%
Tanzania % 31.0% 34.0% 38.0% 36.0% 37.0%
Uganda % 64.0% 60.0% 60.0% 56.0% 52.0%
Yemen % 72.0% 82.0% 84.0% 77.0% 59.0%