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Table 2 Tuberculosis (TB) death rate per 100,000 population in 2014 in European Union and European Economic Areas Member States and change in death rate compared to first year with causes of death data available

From: Will the European Union reach the United Nations Millennium declaration target of a 50% reduction of tuberculosis mortality between 1990 and 2015?

Member State Nr TB deaths in 2014a Population number in 2014a TB death rate, per 100,000 population 2014 First year causes of death data available TB death rate per 100,000 population in first year with causes of death data available Reduction in death rate between first year with cause of death data available and 2014 (%)
Austria 70 8,506,889 0.82 1994 1.43 42
Belgium 40 11,180,840 0.36 1994 1.37 74
Bulgaria 126 7,245,677 1.74 1995 3.94 56
Croatia 40 4,246,809 0.94 1999 4.73 80
Cyprus 4 858,000 0.47 2004 0.41 -c
Czech Republic 42 10,512,419 0.40 1994 1.28 69
Denmark 12 5,627,235 0.21 1994 0.85 75
Estonia 28 1,315,819 2.13 1994 9.68 78
Finland 40 5,451,270 0.73 1994 2.25 67
France 449 65,942,093 0.68 2001 1.74 61
Germany 315 80,767,463 0.39 1994 1.25 69
Greece 52 10,926,807 0.48 1994 1.02 53
Hungary 87 9,877,365 0.88 1994 6.31 86
Icelandb 7 319,368 2.19 1994 1.51 -c
Ireland 24 4,605,501 0.52 1994 1.45 64
Italy 288 60,782,668 0.47 1994 1.29 63
Latvia 66 2,001,468 3.30 1996 11.7 72
Liechtensteinb - 37,129 - - - -
Lithuania 225 2,943,472 7.64 1994 11.25 32
Luxembourg 1 549,680 0.18 1994 1.25 -c
Malta 1 425,384 0.24 1994 0.27 -c
Netherlands 35 16,829,289 0.21 1994 0.91 77
Norwayb 12 5,107,970 0.23 1994 1.64 86
Poland 534 38,017,856 1.40 1994 3.68 62
Portugal 206 10,427,301 1.98 1994 3.38 42
Romania 1125 19,947,311 5.64 1999 9.57 41
Slovakia 34 5,415,949 0.63 1996 1.43 56
Slovenia 21 2,061,085 1.02 1994 1.46 30
Spain 279 46,512,199 0.60 1994 1.91 69
Sweden 30 9,644,864 0.31 1994 1.18 74
United Kingdom 346 64,351,155 0.54 1994 0.99 46
European Union (28 countries) 4520 506,973,868 0.89 1999 1.80 50
  1. aIceland 2009
  2. bEuropean Economic Area Member States and not included in the European Union (28 countries)
  3. cNot calculated because country reported 5 or less TB deaths in first year with TB death data available