Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 20.0 persons in 2017 in Albania, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 25 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Albania reached an all time high of 27.0 persons in 1999 and an all time low of 16.0 persons in 2008. When compared to Albania's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Greece amounted to 4.50 persons, 13.0 persons in Macedonia and 14.0 persons in Montenegro in 2017.
Albania has been ranked 120th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 14 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.