Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 423 persons in 2017 in Central African Republic, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.93 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Central African Republic reached an all time high of 1,219 persons in 1996 and an all time low of 359 persons in 2013. When compared to Central African Republic's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cameroon amounted to 194 persons, 154 persons in Chad, 77.0 persons in Sudan and 322 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Central African Republic has been ranked 10th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.