Infection Detection Ratio

This table lists the Infection Detection Ratio for different countries.

he Infection Detection Ratio is the ratio of the number of detected infections divided by the number of actual infections. It ranges from 0 to 1. The method to calculate it is described in this paper.

Typically if the IDR for a country is low then there is not much testing being done in that country. Given that

Rank Country IDR R
1 Peru 7% 1.03
2 Brazil 23% 1.21
3 Australia 26% 1.28
4 United Kingdom 33% 1.08
5 US 38% 0.87
6 Sweden 49% 0.68
7 New Zealand 89% 0.93
8 Israel 95% 0.83
9 Singapore 100% 1.45