Which Country is the Most Successful at Tuberculosis Detection?

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%), 2017 or latest
Health Care | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 175 countries in 2017, Kazakhstan ranked the highest in tuberculosis case detection rate with 100% followed by Russia and South Korea. On the other end of the scale was Nigeria with 24.0%, Ghana with 32.0% and Guinea Bissau with 32.0%.

Average tuberculosis case detection rate reached 64.0% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.56 % more than in the previous year and 18.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average tuberculosis case detection rate reached an all time high of 64.0% in 2017 and an all time low of 36.0% in 2000. The average annual growth amounted to 1.15 % since 1990.

Data for more countries are available at Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) indicator page.

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Hungary % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Iceland % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Ireland % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Israel % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Italy % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% ... 87.0%
Japan % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Kazakhstan % 110% 88.0% 110% 96.0% 99.0%
Kuwait % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Latvia % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Lithuania % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Russia % 97.0% 96.0% 100% 100% 100%
South Korea % 94.0% 94.0% 94.0% 94.0% 94.0%
Switzerland % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Trinidad and Tobago % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
United Kingdom % 89.0% 89.0% 89.0% 89.0% 89.0%