Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 9.20 persons in 2017 in Belgium, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Belgium reached an all time high of 18.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 9.10 persons in 2014. When compared to Belgium's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in France amounted to 9.00 persons, 7.50 persons in Germany, 6.30 persons in Luxembourg and 5.20 persons in Netherlands in 2017.
Belgium has been ranked 143rd 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.