Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 25.0 persons in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.41 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 63.0 persons in 1996 and an all time low of 25.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Greece amounted to 4.50 persons, 72.0 persons in Romania, 19.0 persons in Serbia and 17.0 persons in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 116th 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.