Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 49.0 persons in 2017 in Burkina Faso, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.92 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 87.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 49.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Ghana amounted to 152 persons, 148 persons in Ivory Coast, 55.0 persons in Mali and 90.0 persons in Niger in 2017.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 87th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.