Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 498 persons in 2017 in East Timor, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in East Timor reached an all time high of 498 persons in 2002 and an all time low of 498 persons in 2002. When compared to East Timor's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Australia amounted to 6.80 persons, 319 persons in Indonesia, 93.0 persons in Malaysia and 432 persons in Papua New Guinea in 2017.
East Timor has been ranked 7th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 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.