Chlamydia, gonorrhea and infectious syphilis in Canada, 2018: Infographic

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

Date published: 2020-01-29

The Public Health Agency of Canada collects information on reported cases of the sexually transmitted infections chlamydia, gonorrhea and infectious syphilis through the Canadian Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (CNDSS).

Chlamydia

Trends in chlamydia by age and sex, 2009 to 2018

Table 1. Proportion of cases per age group (2018)
Age group Proportion of cases (%)
15-29 76.2%
30-59 23.3%
60+ 0.5%

Rates of reported chlamydia cases per 100,000 population

Gonorrhea

Trends in gonorrhea by age and sex, 2009 to 2018

Table 2. Proportion of cases per age group (2018)
Age group Proportion of cases (%)
15-29 56.2%
30-59 42.1%
60+ 1.7%

Rates of reported gonorrhea cases per 100,000 population (2018)

Infectious syphilis

Trends in infectious syphilis by age and sex, 2009 to 2018

Table 3. Proportion of cases per age group (2018)
Age group Proportion of cases (%)
15-29 36.2%
30-59 59.2%
60+ 4.6%

Rates of reported infectious syphilis cases per 100,000 population (2018)

Note: Chlamydia and gonorrhea data for British Columbia were not available for the year 2018.

For more information, please visit Notifiable Diseases Online.

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