Notifiable infectious disease report

Legionellosis Notifications

Notifiable Infectious Disease Reports, WA Department of Health

Number of legionellosis notifications in Western Australia,
by quarter and year of disease onset, Jan-Mar 2016 to Jul-Sep 2021
Quarter and year of disease onset
Data provided up to the most recent complete time period.

Number and rate of legionellosis notifications in Western Australia,
by quarter and year of disease onset, Jan-Mar 2016 to Jul-Sep 2021
Year Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec Total Rate *
2016 8 21 20 21 70 2.6
2017 9 10 7 14 40 1.5
2018 11 11 14 9 45 1.6
2019 8 9 7 13 37 1.3
2020 13 31 16 19 79 2.7
2021 12 25 14^ - 51 -
* Rate=annual crude rate per 100,000 population. Rates only provided for those years with complete data.
^Data for current and most recent reporting periods may be incomplete.

Guide to interpreting notifiable infectious disease data for Western Australia

Note
Notification data includes all cases diagnosed in Western Australia (WA residents and non-WA residents).
Data are preliminary and subject to change as updates are received.

Legionellosis notifications in Western Australia, by 5 year age group and sex,
for the last 12 months: 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
5 Year Age Groups

Number of Legionellosis notifications in Western Australia, by 5 year age group and sex,
for the last 12 months: 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
Sex 0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 24-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65+ Total Sex%
Males 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 5 5 35 53 67%
Females 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 3 15 26 33%
Total 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 5 3 5 8 50 79 100%
Data excludes persons whose age or sex is unknown.

Note
Notification data includes all cases diagnosed in Western Australia (WA residents and non-WA residents).
Data are preliminary and subject to change as updates are received.

Guide to interpreting notifiable infectious disease data for Western Australia

Source
WA Notifiable Infectious Diseases Database (WANIDD), Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health WA.
Data exported on: 18 October 2021.