Which Country Suffers from Tuberculosis the Most?

Incidence of Tuberculosis (Per 100,000 People) (persons), 2015 or latest
Health Care | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 176 countries in 2015, South Africa ranked the highest in incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people with 834 persons followed by Lesotho and Swaziland. On the other end of the scale was Palestine with 1.10 persons, Puerto Rico with 1.60 persons and United Arab Emirates with 1.60 persons.

Average incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 142 persons in 2015 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.41 % less than in the previous year and -19.0 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached an all time high of 172 persons in 2003 and an all time low of 142 persons in 2015. The average annual growth amounted to -0.501 % since 1990.

Data for more countries are available at Incidence of Tuberculosis (Per 100,000 People) indicator page.