Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 529 persons in 2017 in Gabon, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.75 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Gabon reached an all time high of 596 persons in 2004 and an all time low of 230 persons in 1990. When compared to Gabon's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Angola amounted to 359 persons, 194 persons in Cameroon, 376 persons in Congo and 191 persons in Equatorial Guinea in 2017.
Gabon has been ranked 5th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.