Which Country is the Most Successful at Tuberculosis Treatment?

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%), 2016 or latest
Health Care | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2016, Cayman Islands ranked the highest in tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases with 100% followed by Bhutan and Bangladesh. On the other end of the scale was Jamaica with 23.0%, Angola with 27.0% and Finland with 32.0%.

Average tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 81.0% in 2016 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.47 % less than in the previous year and -3.70 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached an all time high of 87.0% in 2011 and an all time low of 54.0% in 1996. The average annual growth amounted to 0.350 % since 1994.

Data for more countries are available at Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) indicator page.

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Afghanistan % ... 86.0% 88.0% 88.0% 88.0% 87.0%
Bangladesh % 91.0% 91.0% 92.0% 93.0% 93.0%
Bhutan % 91.0% 91.0% 92.0% 91.0% 90.0%
Burundi % ... ... 88.0% 89.0% 89.0% 91.0% 91.0%
Cambodia % 89.0% 94.0% 94.0% 93.0% 93.0%
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0% 100% 83.0% 80.0% ...
China % 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 94.0%
Comoros % ... ... ... ... ... 90.0% 25.0% 87.0% 94.0% ... ...
Eritrea % ... 86.0% 76.0% 87.0% 89.0% 91.0%
Iraq % 90.0% 90.0% 91.0% 88.0% 92.0%
Nepal % 91.0% 91.0% 91.0% 91.0% 92.0%
Pakistan % ... 90.0% 92.0% 91.0% 93.0% 93.0%
Palestine % ... ... ... ... ... ... 83.0% 100% ... 91.0% 91.0% ... ...
Philippines % 90.0% 87.0% 88.0% 90.0% 92.0%
Vietnam % 92.0% 93.0% 91.0% 89.0% 91.0%