Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 36.0 persons in 2017 in Armenia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 18.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Armenia reached an all time high of 92.0 persons in 2005 and an all time low of 18.0 persons in 1990. When compared to Armenia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Azerbaijan amounted to 67.0 persons, 86.0 persons in Georgia, 14.0 persons in Iran and 17.0 persons in Turkey in 2017.
Armenia has been ranked 105th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 23 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.