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Statistics of Tuberculosis (TB) in India

Statistics of Tuberculosis (TB) in India

Statistics of Tuberculosis (TB) in India

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Below are the latest Statistics of Tuberculosis (TB) in India, available as of now which will be updated in the future.

  • Population : 1.4 Billion
  • INCIDENCE – 2.6M
  • MORTALITY – 436K

Estimates of Tuberculosis (TB) burden (Data are for 2019)

Total TB Incidence 2.6M (1.8M-3.6M)193 (132-266)
HIV-positive TB incidence71k (49k-98k)5.2 (3.6-7.2)
MDR/RR-TB incidence124k (73k-189k)9.1 (5.3-1.4)
Incidence (0-14 years)333k (203k-464k)8.6 (4.4–14)
Incidence (≥15 years)2.3M (1.4M-3.2M)9.9 (6.7–14)
Incidence (FEMALES)1M (528K-1.5M)
Incidence (MALES)1.6M (850K-2.4M)
HIV-negative TB mortality436k (404k-469k)32(30-34)
HIV-positive TB mortality9.5k (6k-14k)0.69 (0.44 – 1)

Tuberculosis (TB) case notifications (Data are for 2019)

Total new and relapse2.2M158
— % tested with rapid diagnostics at time of diagnosis17%
— % with known HIV status80%
— % pulmonary among new and relapse78%
— % B+ among new and relapse pulmonary57%
— New and relapsed aged 0-14 years7%
— % women among new and relapse34%
— % men among new and relapse59%
Total cases notified2.4M

Universal health coverage and social protection (Data are for 2019)

TB treatment coverage 82% (60-120)
TB patients facing catastrophic total costs
TB case fatality ratio 17% (12-24)

TB/HIV care in new and relapse TB patients (Data are for 2019)

Number (%)
Patients with known HIV status who are HIV-positive46.7k2.7%
— On antiretroviral therapy44.5K95%

Drug-resistant Tuberculosis (TB) (Data are for 2019)

Estimated % of new TB cases with MDR/RR-TB 2.8% (2.3-3.5)
Estimated % of previously treated TB cases with MDR/RR-TB14% (14-14)
% new pulmonary B+ notified cases tested for RR77%
%previously treated pulmonary B+ notified cases tested for RR82%
MDR/RR-TB cases tested for resistance to fluoroquinolones36.7K
Lab-confirmed MDR/RR-TB cases66.3K
MDR/RR-TB patients started on treatment56.6K
Lab-confirmed XDR-TB cases2.3K
XDR-TB patients started on treatment1.9K

Treatment success rate (Data are for 2018, MDR/RR-TB are for 2017)

Treatment success rate for new and relapse cases82%
Treatment success rate for previously treated (excluding relapse) cases74%
Treatment success rate for HIV-positive TB cases74%
Treatment success rate for MDR/RR-TB cases started on 2nd line treatment 49%

Tuberculosis (TB) preventive treatment (TPT) (Data are for 2019)

% HIV-positive people started on ART on TPT45%
% Children (<5 years) household contacts of B+ TB cases on TPT33% (30-36)

TB financing (Data are for 2020)

National TB budget (US$ million)497
% domestic funding85%
% international funding15%

Cases attributable to five risk factors (Data are for 2019)

TB cases attributable to alcohol use disorders233k (63k-514k)
TB cases attributable to diabetes95k (25k-213k)
TB cases attributable to HIV71k (29k-130k)
TB cases attributable to smoking143k (24k-369k)
TB cases attributable to undernourishment639k (436k-881k)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators associated with TB incidence

SDG 1 – No Poverty
% of the population living below the international poverty line21%
(Data 2011)
% of the population covered by social protection floors/systems94%
(Data 2011)
SDG 2 – Zero Hunger
Prevalence of undernourishment (% of the population)14%
(Data 2017)
SDG 3 – Good Health and well-being
HIV prevalence (% aged 15-49 years)
Diabetes prevalence (%aged ≥18 years, females)8.3%
(Data 2014)
Diabetes prevalence (%aged ≥18 years, males)9.1%
(Data 2016)
Alcohol use disorder, 12 months prevalence (% aged ≥15 years, females)0.5%
(Data 2016)
Alcohol use disorder, 12 months prevalence (% aged ≥15 years, males)9.1%
(Data 2016)
Smoking Prevalence (% aged ≥15 years, females)1.4%
(Data 2018)
Smoking Prevalence (% aged ≥15 years, males)22%
(Data 2018)
Health expenditure per capita, PP (current international $)253
(Data 2017)
% of the population with greater than 10% of total household expenditure or income on health17
(Data 2011)
UHC (Universal Health Coverage) index of essential service coverage55
(Data 2017)
SDG 7 Affordable and clean energy
% of the population with access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking41
(Data 2016)
SDG 8 Decent work and economic growth
GDP per capita, PP ( constant 2011 international $)6.5k
(Data 2018)
GINI Index38
(Data 2011)
SDG 11 sustainable cities and communities
% of urban population living in slums35%
(Data 2016)

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