Which Country is the Most Successful at Tuberculosis Detection?

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%), 2019 or latest
Health Care | December 30, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 175 countries in 2019, Malta ranked the highest in tuberculosis case detection rate with 160% followed by Cyprus and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Nigeria with 27.0%, Mongolia with 31.0% and Ghana with 34.0%.

Average tuberculosis case detection rate reached 71.0% in 2019 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.41 % less than in the previous year and 23.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average tuberculosis case detection rate reached an all time high of 71.0% in 2019 and an all time low of 35.0% in 2000. The average annual growth amounted to 1.28 % since 1990.

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

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bulgaria % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
Croatia % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Cyprus % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Denmark % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Germany % 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 95.0%
Greece % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Kazakhstan % 100% 97.0% 99.0% 94.0% 100%
Malaysia % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Malta % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Mozambique % 58.0% 61.0% 60.0% 72.0% 83.0%
Russia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 99.0%
Singapore % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
South Korea % 94.0% 94.0% 94.0% 94.0% 94.0%
Spain % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
United Kingdom % 89.0% 89.0% 89.0% 89.0% 89.0%