Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 221 persons in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 226 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 221 persons in 2000. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bhutan amounted to 134 persons, 63.0 persons in China, 204 persons in India and 358 persons in Myanmar in 2017.
Bangladesh has been ranked 30th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 9 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.