Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) rose to 57.0% in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%)
Health Care | Dem. Republic of the Congo | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis case detection rate reached 57.0 % in 2017 in Dem. Republic of the Congo, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 11.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis case detection rate in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 57.0 % in 2017 and an all time low of 18.0 % in 1990. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, tuberculosis case detection rate in Angola amounted to 51.0 %, 49.0 % in Central African Republic, 51.0 % in Congo and 58.0 % in Zambia in 2017.

Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 146th 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
Angola % 51.0% 54.0% 60.0% 54.0% 58.0%
Botswana % 67.0% 74.0% 78.0% 72.0% 63.0%
Cameroon % 48.0% 49.0% 50.0% 53.0% 54.0%
Central African Republic % 31.0% 48.0% 53.0% 60.0% 59.0%
Chad % 57.0% 55.0% 57.0% 55.0% 54.0%
Congo % 64.0% 64.0% 59.0% 54.0% 52.0%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 50.0% 48.0% 48.0% 48.0% 48.0%
Gabon % 47.0% 51.0% 52.0% 55.0% 55.0%
Namibia % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
Sudan % 52.0% 51.0% 52.0% 54.0% 55.0%
Tanzania % 31.0% 34.0% 38.0% 36.0% 37.0%
Zambia % 64.0% 61.0% 61.0% 60.0% 58.0%
Zimbabwe % 70.0% 68.0% 72.0% 69.0% 71.0%