Notifiable infectious disease report

Syphilis (infectious) Notifications

Notifiable Infectious Disease Reports, WA Department of Health

Number of syphilis (infectious) notifications in Western Australia,
by quarter and year of disease onset, Jan-Mar 2017 to Jan-Mar 2022
Quarter and year of disease onset
Data provided up to the most recent complete time period.

Number and rate of syphilis (infectious) notifications in Western Australia,
by quarter and year of disease onset, Jan-Mar 2017 to Jan-Mar 2022
Year Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec Total Rate *
2017 100 61 74 84 319 11.7
2018 100 90 108 135 433 15.7
2019 149 138 153 134 574 20.4
2020 177 174 193 174 718 25.0
2021 221 197 202 221 841 31.7
2022 200^ - - - 200 -
* 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.

Syphilis (infectious) notifications in Western Australia, by 5 year age group and sex,
for the last 12 months: 01/01/2021 - 31/12/2021
5 Year Age Groups

Number of Syphilis (infectious) notifications in Western Australia, by 5 year age group and sex,
for the last 12 months: 01/01/2021 - 31/12/2021
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 42 74 74 87 87 53 47 28 12 11 5 520 62%
Females 1 0 6 65 60 56 52 41 22 14 3 1 0 0 321 38%
Total 1 0 6 107 134 130 139 128 75 61 31 13 11 5 841 100%
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: 23 May 2022.