Trichomoniasis in Ireland, 2022


  • 71 cases of trichomoniasis notified in 2022 (1.5 per 100,000 population) an increase of 11% when compared to 64 cases in 2019 (1.3 per 100,000 population)

  • 100% female

  • Young people aged 15-24 years accounted for 27% of cases in 2022

  • Median age: 31 years

Trichomoniasis notification rate by gender, 2013 to 2022
Trichomoniasis notification rates have returned to pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Trichomoniasis by gender 2022

Male includes cis-male and trans-male(where reported)and female includes cis-female and trans-female (where reported).

Trichomoniasis notifications by HSE area, 2019-2022

Trichomoniasis by area 2022

Numbers and rates by HSE area should be interpreted with caution as some laboratories use new molecular testing methods that are not currently included in the laboratory criteria for notification, therefore cases may be underreported in some HSE areas.

Last updated: 9 June 2023