Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 111 persons in 2018 in Burundi, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.74 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Burundi reached an all time high of 330 persons in 1997 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Burundi's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Rwanda amounted to 59.0 persons, 253 persons in Tanzania, 200 persons in Uganda and 321 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.
Burundi has been ranked 56th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.