Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 221 persons in 2018 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 persons in. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bhutan amounted to 149 persons, 61.0 persons in China, 199 persons in India and 338 persons in Myanmar in 2018.
Bangladesh has been ranked 32nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 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.