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
31 El Salvador 20% 0.79
32 North Macedonia 20% 1.19
33 Australia 20% 1.22
34 Lesotho 21% 0.74
35 United Kingdom 21% 0.76
36 Germany 21% 1.03
37 Indonesia 21% 0.86
38 Belgium 22% 0.98
39 China 22% 1.68
40 Congo (Kinshasa) 22% 0.75