Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 67.0 persons in 2017 in Eritrea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 9.460000000000001 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Eritrea reached an all time high of 242 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 67.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Eritrea's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Djibouti amounted to 269 persons, 266 persons in Somalia, 77.0 persons in Sudan and 48.0 persons in Yemen in 2017.
Eritrea has been ranked 74th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 16 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.