Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 191 persons in 2017 in Equatorial Guinea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.52 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Equatorial Guinea reached an all time high of 191 persons in 2017 and an all time low of 84.0 persons in 1994. When compared to Equatorial Guinea's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cameroon amounted to 194 persons, 376 persons in Congo, 529 persons in Gabon and 219 persons in Nigeria in 2017.
Equatorial Guinea has been ranked 36th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 29 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.