Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 13.0 persons in 2017 in Egypt, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.14 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Egypt reached an all time high of 35.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 13.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Egypt's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Israel amounted to 3.20 persons, 40.0 persons in Libya, 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia and 77.0 persons in Sudan in 2017.
Egypt has been ranked 134th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.