Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 56.0 persons in 2018 in Benin, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.82 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Benin reached an all time high of 127 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Benin's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Burkina Faso amounted to 48.0 persons, 87.0 persons in Niger, 219 persons in Nigeria and 38.0 persons in Togo in 2018.
Benin has been ranked 82nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 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.