Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) fell to 36.0% in Ireland in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Ireland | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 36.0 % in 2016 in Ireland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 36.8 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Ireland reached an all time high of 84.0 % in 2000 and an all time low of 36.0 % in 2016. When compared to Ireland's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in France amounted to 54.0 %, 83.0 % in Iceland and 81.0 % in United Kingdom in 2016.

Ireland has been ranked 164th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 28 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed.

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia % 82.0% 78.0% 82.0% 85.0% 79.0%
Belgium % 78.0% 80.0% 77.0% 79.0% 81.0%
Canada % 78.0% 66.0% 79.0% 82.0% 82.0% ...
Denmark % 74.0% 62.0% 64.0% 59.0% 52.0%
France % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany % 76.0% 73.0% 74.0% 67.0% 63.0%
Iceland % 91.0% 89.0% 90.0% 91.0% 89.0%
Ireland % 74.0% 61.0% 61.0% 59.0% 56.0%
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico % 82.0% 82.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
Norway % 89.0% 88.0% 79.0% 89.0% 84.0%
Spain % ... ... 69.0% 72.0% 71.0% 75.0% 58.0% ...
Sweden % 88.0% 87.0% 83.0% 90.0% 88.0%
USA % 66.0% 80.0% 84.0% 83.0% 85.0%
United Kingdom % 81.0% 79.0% 80.0% 82.0% 81.0%