Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 12.0 persons in 2018 in Egypt, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as 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 persons in. When compared to Egypt's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Israel amounted to 4.00 persons, 40.0 persons in Libya, 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia and 71.0 persons in Sudan in 2018.
Egypt has been ranked 136th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.