Statistics - national statistics

Latest statistics on the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle in Great Britain

Monthly statistics on the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle in Great Britain. For announcement on planned changes see detail below.


Uses and users of bovine TB statistics

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Planned changes to these statistics can be found here.

This monthly publication gives the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle (ie bovine TB) in Great Britain. The statistics are obtained from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) work management IT support system, which is used for the administration of TB testing in GB. They are a snapshot of the position on the date on which the data were extracted. The information is subject to regular revision until all test results are available.

More detailed statistics for GB, England, Scotland, Wales and the English regions are provided in the accompanying spreadsheets.

Next update: see the statistics release calendar

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