GreeceTuberculosis profile
Population  2015 11 million
Estimates of TB burden*, 2015 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) 0.092 (0.086–0.098) 0.84 (0.79–0.89)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (0–0.013) 0.02 (0–0.12)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.49 (0.42–0.56) 4.5 (3.8–5.1)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) 0.02 (0.015–0.025) 0.18 (0.14–0.22)
Incidence (MDR/RR-TB)** 0.011 (0–0.028) 0.1 (0–0.26)
Estimated TB incidence by age and sex (thousands)*, 2015
  0-14 years > 14 years Total
Females 0.021 (0.017–0.026) 0.13 (0.075–0.19) 0.15 (0.092–0.21)
Males <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 0.33 (0.26–0.4) 0.34 (0.26–0.41)
Total 0.027 (0.019–0.034) 0.46 (0.42–0.5) 0.49 (0.42–0.56)
TB case notifications, 2015  
Total cases notified 482
Total new and relapse 438
          - % tested with rapid diagnostics at time of diagnosis 43%
          - % with known HIV status  
          - % pulmonary 88%
          - % bacteriologically confirmed among pulmonary 85%
Universal health coverage and social protection  
TB treatment coverage (notified/estimated incidence), 2015 90% (78–100)
TB patients facing catastrophic total costs  
TB case fatality ratio (estimated mortality/estimated incidence), 2015 0.19 (0.16–0.23)
TB/HIV care in new and relapse TB patients, 2015 Number (%)
Patients with known HIV-status who are HIV-positive    
          - on antiretroviral therapy    
Drug-resistant TB care, 2015 New cases Previously treated
cases
Total
number***
Estimated MDR/RR-TB cases among notified
pulmonary TB cases
  10
(0–23)
Estimated % of TB cases with MDR/RR-TB 1.5% (0.04–8) 9.1% (0.23–41)  
% notified tested for rifampicin resistance      
MDR/RR-TB cases tested for resistance to second-line drugs    
Laboratory-confirmed cases MDR/RR-TB: , XDR-TB:
Patients started on treatment **** MDR/RR-TB: , XDR-TB:
Treatment success rate and cohort size Success Cohort
New cases registered in 2014    
Previously treated cases registered in 2014    
HIV-positive TB cases, all types, registered in 2014    
MDR/RR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2013    
XDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2013    
TB preventive treatment, 2015  
% of HIV-positive people (newly enrolled in care) on preventive treatment  
% of children (aged < 5) household contacts of bacteriologically-confirmed
TB cases on preventive treatment
 
TB financing, 2016  
National TB budget (US$ millions)  
* Ranges represent uncertainty intervals
** MDR is TB resistant to rifampicin and isoniazid; RR is TB resistant to rifampicin
*** Includes cases with unknown previous TB treatment history
**** Includes patients diagnosed before 2015 and patients who were not laboratory-confirmed
***
(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Mortality graph
   Mortality  (excludes HIV+TB)

(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Incidence graph
   Incidence
   Notified (new and relapse)
   Incidence (HIV+TB only)

Notified cases by age group and sex, 2015
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FemalesMales

Treatment success rate (%)
tx success graph
   
New cases
   Previously treated cases
   HIV-positive   MDR/RR-TB   XDR-TB

 
 Data are as reported to WHO. Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.
 Generated: 2016-12-10 Data: www.who.int/tb/data