Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 37.0 persons in 2017 in Belarus, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 11.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Belarus reached an all time high of 86.0 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 35.0 persons in 1990. When compared to Belarus's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Lithuania amounted to 50.0 persons, 17.0 persons in Poland, 60.0 persons in Russia and 84.0 persons in Ukraine in 2017.
Belarus has been ranked 103rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 20 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.