Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 376 persons in 2017 in Congo, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.529 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Congo reached an all time high of 426 persons in 2005 and an all time low of 177 persons in 1990. When compared to Congo's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cameroon amounted to 194 persons, 423 persons in Central African Republic, 529 persons in Gabon and 322 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Congo has been ranked 12th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 8 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.