Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 114 persons in 2017 in Burundi, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.39 % less 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 114 persons in 2017. When compared to Burundi's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Rwanda amounted to 57.0 persons, 269 persons in Tanzania, 201 persons in Uganda and 322 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Burundi has been ranked 56th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 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.