Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 5.10 persons in 2017 in Cyprus, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 8.93 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cyprus reached an all time high of 6.40 persons in 2012 and an all time low of 2.40 persons in 2002. When compared to Cyprus's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Egypt amounted to 13.0 persons, 4.50 persons in Greece, 3.20 persons in Israel and 17.0 persons in Turkey in 2017.
Cyprus has been ranked 165th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.