Leprosy

Regional Leprosy data 2012

During the year 2012, a global total of 232,857 new leprosy cases were detected, 6231 more cases than 2011. With emphasis on early case finding, it can be expected that reporting on new cases will increase. Among WHO regions, this increase is seen mainly in the South-East Asia and African Regions.

Country-wise data for 2012


Country Registered Prevalence New Case Detection Grade 2 disability New Cases - Child New Cases - Female Relapses
Bangladesh 3,459 3,688 423 191 1410 16
Bhutan 29 18 4 3 5 4
India 91,743 134,752 4,650 13387 50828 697
Indonesia 22,390 18,994 2,131 2191 6667 194
Maldives 7 7 0 0 3 0
Myanmar 2,680 3,013 503 155 965 16
Nepal 2,612 3,492 111 231 1120 17
Sri Lanka 1,625 2,191 148 163 947 11
Thailand 555 220 38 9 90 5
Timor-Leste 71 70 4 7 18 2
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