Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 194 persons in 2017 in Cameroon, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.43 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cameroon reached an all time high of 321 persons in 2002 and an all time low of 110 persons in 1990. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Central African Republic amounted to 423 persons, 154 persons in Chad, 529 persons in Gabon and 219 persons in Nigeria in 2017.
Cameroon has been ranked 35th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.