Singapore
Tuberculosis profile
Population  2013 5.4 million
Estimates of TB burden * 2013 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) 0.094 (0.079–0.11) 1.7 (1.5–2)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (<0.01–0.011) 0.15 (0.1–0.2)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 3.2 (1.3–5.9) 59 (25–109)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 2.6 (2.3–2.7) 47 (43–50)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) 0.067 (0.065–0.072) 1.2 (1.2–1.3)
Case detection, all forms (%) 85 (80–94)    
Estimates of MDR-TB burden * 2013   New   Retreatment
% of TB cases with MDR-TB 0.95 (0.45–1.7) 2.6 (0.32–9.2)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
17 (8–30) 3 (0–12)
TB case notifications 2013 New ** Relapse
Pulmonary, bacteriologically confirmed 1 103   92
Pulmonary, clinically diagnosed 647   28
Extrapulmonary 278   16
       
Total new and relapse 2 164    
Previously treated, excluding relapses 8    
Total cases notified 2 172    
Among 2 164 new and relapse cases:
12 (<1%) cases aged under 15 years; male:female ratio: 1.7
Reported cases of RR-/MDR-TB 2013 New Retreatment Total **
Cases tested for RR-/MDR-TB 1 257 (114%) 94 (65%) 1 351
Laboratory-confirmed RR-/MDR-TB cases     21
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment     15
TB/HIV 2013 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status 1 798 (83)
HIV-positive TB patients 51 (3)
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT)    
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART)    
HIV-positive people screened for TB    
HIV-positive people provided with IPT    
Treatment success rate (%)
New cases registered in 2012 75
Previously treated cases registered in 2012 74
HIV-positive TB cases, all types, registered in 2012 87
RR-/MDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2011 83
XDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2011  
Laboratories 2013  
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available? Yes, in country
Financing TB control 2014  
National TB programme budget (US$ millions)  
* Ranges represent uncertainty intervals
** Includes cases with unknown previous TB treatment history
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(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Mortality graph
   Mortality  (excludes HIV+TB)

(Rate per 100 000 population)
Prevalence graph
   Prevalence

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

(Number of patients)
CPT ART graph
   HIV-positive TB patients
   on CPT   on ART

Treatment success rate (%)
tx success graph
   New   Retreatment
   HIV-positive   RR-/MDR-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: 2015-05-29 Data: www.who.int/tb/data