Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) rose to 91.0% in Sweden in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Sweden | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 91.0 % in 2016 in Sweden, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Sweden reached an all time high of 91.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 62.0 % in 2001. When compared to Sweden's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Denmark amounted to 38.0 %, 32.0 % in Finland, 88.0 % in Norway and 72.0 % in Russia in 2016.

Sweden has been ranked 14th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 118 places above 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%
China % 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 94.0%
Denmark % 74.0% 62.0% 64.0% 59.0% 52.0%
Finland % 47.0% 40.0% 44.0% 53.0% 45.0%
Germany % 76.0% 73.0% 74.0% 67.0% 63.0%
Iceland % 91.0% 89.0% 90.0% 91.0% 89.0%
Indonesia % 89.0% 88.0% 86.0% 88.0% 84.0%
Japan % 56.0% 55.0% 54.0% 54.0% 53.0%
Netherlands % 84.0% 84.0% 83.0% 88.0% 85.0%
New Zealand % 80.0% 64.0% 81.0% 84.0% 82.0%
Norway % 89.0% 88.0% 79.0% 89.0% 84.0%
Papua New Guinea % 50.0% 69.0% 68.0% 67.0% 70.0%
Russia % 66.0% 65.0% 69.0% 68.0% 69.0%
Sweden % 88.0% 87.0% 83.0% 90.0% 88.0%
USA % 66.0% 80.0% 84.0% 83.0% 85.0%