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 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 syphilis (infectious) 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 84 74 104 74 336 12.7
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 177 174 193 173 717 24.9
2021 222 196 220^ - 638 -
* 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: 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
5 Year Age Groups

Number of Syphilis (infectious) notifications in Western Australia, by 5 year age group and sex,
for the last 12 months: 01/01/2020 - 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 20 56 93 100 70 48 40 30 21 6 5 489 68%
Females 1 0 4 34 43 53 41 15 19 7 9 1 1 0 228 32%
Total 1 0 4 54 99 146 141 85 67 47 39 22 7 5 717 100%
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.