Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 164 persons in 2017 in Ethiopia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.34 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Ethiopia reached an all time high of 432 persons in 1998 and an all time low of 164 persons in 2017. When compared to Ethiopia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Eritrea amounted to 67.0 persons, 319 persons in Kenya, 266 persons in Somalia and 77.0 persons in Sudan in 2017.
Ethiopia has been ranked 42nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 14 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.