Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 134 persons in 2017 in Bhutan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 24.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bhutan reached an all time high of 777 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 134 persons in 2017. When compared to Bhutan's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bangladesh amounted to 221 persons, 63.0 persons in China, 204 persons in India and 152 persons in Nepal in 2017.
Bhutan has been ranked 50th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.