• Number of new syphilis cases Number of new syphilis cases (Line chart)
  • Number of new syphilis cases Number of new syphilis cases (Bar chart)
Data set notes
European Health for All database

Indicators: 618
Updated: 20 November 2023

The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes
Number of new syphilis cases
Indicator code: E045321.T

Self-explanatory. ICD-9: 090-097; ICD-10: A50-A53._
Country/Area notes
Institute of Public Health.
Responsibility to report this is limited.
Data sources: Sanitary Inspection of the Ministry of the Flemish Community Government; Sanitary
Inspection of the Ministry of the French Community Government.
Remark. These data only refer to cases that occurred in the Flemish and Walloon Region. Data of the
Brussels Capital Region are not available. (The Brussels Capital Region has approximately 950 000
inhabitants, which is about 10% of the Belgian population). Because of a serious underreporting,
this number is an underestimation.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Public Health Institute BIH - Department of Epidemiology.
January 2000
Number of individually reported syphilis cases, diagnosed during the given calendar year.
Source: State Serum Institute.
Some Facts about Health Care of Estonia 1990-1995. Estonian Medical Statistical Bureau.
Source: National Public Health Institute.
Source: German Health Monitoring System.
Source: Directorate of Health, Section for Infectious Disease Control.
Source: Department of Health.
Department of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health.
January 2000:
Source: Ministry of Health
LHIC (Lithuanian Health Information Centre), annual report data.
Chief Medical Officer of Public Health.
Clinic of Dermatology, Ljubljana 1996 (Analysis of the data on the distribution of veneral diseases
in Slovenia).
Syphilis (ICD-9 code: 091). Data come from the Epidemiological Surveillance System of Obligatory
Declaration Disease (ODD)

Source: Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo. Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia
Source: Swedish Institutes for Infectious Disease Control.
United Kingdom
January 2001: Data refer to United Kingdom, except for 1996and 1997 where the figures refer to Great
Britain only.