Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 12.0 persons in 2017 in Bahrain, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bahrain reached an all time high of 39.0 persons in 2003 and an all time low of 8.70 persons in 1997. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iran amounted to 14.0 persons, 27.0 persons in Kuwait, 26.0 persons in Qatar and 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Bahrain has been ranked 137th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 28 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.