Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 89.0 persons in 2018 in Eritrea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.49 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Eritrea reached an all time high of 299 persons in 2003 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Eritrea's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Djibouti amounted to 260 persons, 262 persons in Somalia, 71.0 persons in Sudan and 48.0 persons in Yemen in 2018.
Eritrea has been ranked 61st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 11 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.