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Imported malaria cases by species and reason for travel, United Kingdom: 2008 to 2012

Data from the PHE Malaria Reference Laboratory

View same data for 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

 

 

Imported malaria cases by reason for travel, United Kingdom: 2011

Population group
*P.falciparum
P.vivax
P.ovale
P.malariae
Mixed
P unspecified
Total
Visiting family in country of origin
452
124
24
6
4
-
610
Holiday travel
47
11
6
4
-
-
68
Foreign visitor ill while in UK
72
35
3
1
-
-
111
New entrant
36
60
3
-
-
-
99
Business/professional travel
66
7
6
5
-
-
84
UK citizen living abroad
27
-
1
-
-
-
28
Foreign student studying in the UK
28
40
6
1
-
-
75
Civilian sea/air crew
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
British armed services
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
Children visiting parents living abroad
2
-
-
-
-
-
2
Other - - - - - - -
Not stated
419
138
28
14
-
-
599
Total
1149
416
77
31
4
-
1677

* P is Plasmodium

Imported malaria cases by reason for travel, United Kingdom: 2010

Population group
*P.falciparum
P.vivax
P.ovale
P.malariae
Mixed
P unspecified
Total
Visiting family in country of origin
546
89
29
13
2
-
679
Holiday travel
60
16
5
1
1
-
83
Foreign visitor ill while in UK
83
37
2
1
2
-
125
New entrant
34
39
4
1
2
-
80
Business/professional travel
55
7
12
1
1
-
76
UK citizen living abroad
14
1
4
1
-
-
20
Foreign student studying in the UK
16
29
10
1
-
-
56
Civilian sea/air crew
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
British armed services
1
-
-
-
-
-
1
Children visiting parents living abroad
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other - - - - - - -
Not stated
454
132
33
18
4
-
641
Total
1263
350
99
37
12
-
1761

Imported malaria cases by reason for travel, United Kingdom: 2009

Population group
*P.falciparum
P.vivax
P.ovale
P.malariae
Mixed
P unspecified
Total
Visiting family in country of origin
500
51
21
10
2
-
584
Holiday travel
43
12
1
-
1
-
57
Foreign visitor ill while in UK
62
21
1
4
-
-
88
New entrant
25
15
3
1
-
-
44
Business/professional travel
54
7
8
5
-
-
74
UK citizen living abroad
13
1
1
2
1
-
18
 
Foreign student studying in the UK
25
12
4
-
-
-
41
Civilian sea/air crew
2
-
-
-
-
-
2
British armed services
2
-
-
1
-
-
3
Children visiting parents living abroad
2
-
-
-
-
-
2
Other - - - - - - -
Not stated
451
86
30
13
2
-
582
Total
1179
205
69
36
6
-
1495

Imported malaria cases by reason for travel, United Kingdom: 2008

Population group
P.falciparum
P.vivax
P.ovale
P.malariae
Mixed
P unspecified
Total
Visiting family in country of origin
460
60
21
7
4
-
552
Holiday travel
55
17
3
3
1
-
79
Foreign visitor ill while in UK
71
12
3
2
-
-
88
New entrant
37
13
7
1
1
-
59
Business/professional travel
35
9
3
-
1
-
48
UK citizen living abroad
17
6
3
1
1
-
28
Foreign student studying in the UK
16
6
3
-
1
-
26
Civilian sea/air crew
6
-
-
-
-
-
6
British armed services
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
Children visiting parents living abroad
1
-
-
-
-
-
1
Other 1 - - - - - 1
Not stated
388
54
32
6
-
1
481
Total
1087
177
76
20
9
1
1370

 

 

Imported malaria cases by reason for travel, United Kingdom: 2012

Population group
P.falciparum
P.vivax
P.ovale
P.malariae
Mixed
P unspecified
Total
Visiting family in country of origin 404 97 19 12
3
-
535
Holiday travel 44 9 4
2
-
-
59
Foreign visitor ill while in UK
60
26
2
2
-
-
90
New entrant
24
27
3
-
2
-
56
Business/professional travel
81
3
9
2
-
-
95
UK citizen living abroad
21
6
-
-
-
-
27
Foreign student studying in the UK
28
9
4
1
-
-
42
Civilian sea/air crew
1
1
-
-
-
-
2
British armed services
1
-
-
-
-
-
1
Children visiting parents living abroad
-
1
1
-
-
-
2
Other 1 - 1 - - - 2
Not stated
337
92
23
13
2
-
467
Total
1002
271
66
32
7
-
1378

 


Last reviewed: 25 April 2013



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