Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 58.0 persons in 2017 in Benin, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.69 % less 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 58.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Benin's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Burkina Faso amounted to 49.0 persons, 90.0 persons in Niger, 219 persons in Nigeria and 41.0 persons in Togo in 2017.
Benin has been ranked 82nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 3 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.