Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 275 persons in 2018 in Botswana, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 8.70 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Botswana reached an all time high of 932 persons in 1998 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Botswana's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Namibia amounted to 524 persons, 677 persons in South Africa, 346 persons in Zambia and 210 persons in Zimbabwe in 2018.
Botswana has been ranked 24th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 19 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.