Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 67.0 persons in 2017 in Azerbaijan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.52 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Azerbaijan reached an all time high of 719 persons in 1998 and an all time low of 57.0 persons in 2003. When compared to Azerbaijan'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 60.0 persons in Russia in 2017.
Azerbaijan has been ranked 76th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 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.