Table 2– Estimated incidence and prevalence of sarcoidosis and chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) complicating sarcoidosis in countries with populations exceeding 50 million
CountryPopulation in 2005 [39]SarcoidosisCPA 6% (range 3–12%)
Incidence per 100000 per yearIncidence casesPrevalence per 100000Prevalence casesAnnual incident cases5-yr period prevalence cases (less attrition)
China13122530000.56#73492.127190441 (220 – 882)1387 (693–2773)
India11306180004.575166916.91911763100 (1550–6200)9750 (4875–19500)
USA30274100013.841734511544152504 (1252–5008)7875 (3938–15750)
Indonesia2192100001.3028504.810544171 (85–42)538 (269–1075)
Brazil1860750000.11010.23726 (3–12)19 (9–38)
Pakistan1658160004.57757816.928038455 (227–909)1430 (715–2860)
Bangladesh1531220004.57699816.925891420 (210–840)1320 (660–2641)
Russia14347000011+1635628404591674 (837–3347)2063 (1032–4127)
Nigeria14087900019.8§2789473.3103208981 (491–1963)5264 (2632–10527)
Japan1274490001.316574.7599099 (50–199)305 (153–611)
Mexico1053300000.33511.2129921 (11–42)66 (33–133)
Philippines854960001.311114.8411267 (33–133)210 (105–419)
Vietnam840740000.56#4712.1174228 (14–56)89 (44–178)
Germany82409000431181411537187 (94–374)588 (294–1177)
Egypt771540004ƒ308614.811419185 (93–370)582 (291–1165)
Ethiopia7466100019.8§1478373.354697887 (443–1774)2790 (1395–5579)
Turkey711690004284714.810533171 (85–342)537 (269–1074)
Iran707650004ƒ283114.810473170 (85–340)534 (267–1068)
Thailand659460001.38574.8317251 (26–103)162 (81–324)
France610130003164910610199 (49–198)311 (156–622)
UK60261000540002716270240 (120–480)830 (415–1660)
(DR) Congo5907700019.8§1169773.343280702 (351–1404)2207 (1104–4415)
Italy58645000214279527886 (43–171)269 (135–538)
  • DR: Democratic Republic. #: assumed to be similar to Singaporean Chinese; : assumed to be similar to Singaporean Malaysian; +: assumed to be similar to Finland;§: assumed to be similar to UK black people; ƒ: assumed to be similar to Turkey.