Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) rose to 65.0% in India in 2017

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%)
Health Care | India | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis case detection rate reached 65.0 % in 2017 in India, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.17 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis case detection rate in India reached an all time high of 81.0 % in 1990 and an all time low of 34.0 % in 2002. When compared to India's main peers, tuberculosis case detection rate in Bangladesh amounted to 67.0 %, 87.0 % in China, 68.0 % in Pakistan and 62.0 % in Sri Lanka in 2017.

India has been ranked 132nd within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis case detection rate, 26 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
Afghanistan % 50.0% 49.0% 51.0% 51.0% 56.0%
Bangladesh % 45.0% 49.0% 53.0% 54.0% 58.0%
Bhutan % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
China % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
India % 44.0% 44.0% 43.0% 56.0% 59.0%
Iran % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
Japan % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Malaysia % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Maldives % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
Myanmar % 71.0% 74.0% 70.0% 72.0% 72.0%
Pakistan % 55.0% 55.0% 58.0% 62.0% 63.0%
Russia % 97.0% 96.0% 100% 100% 100%
Sri Lanka % 76.0% 68.0% 69.0% 69.0% 69.0%
USA % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%