Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 174 persons in 2017 in Gambia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Gambia reached an all time high of 193 persons in 2003 and an all time low of 128 persons in 1990. When compared to Gambia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Guinea Bissau amounted to 374 persons, 55.0 persons in Mali, 97.0 persons in Mauritania and 122 persons in Senegal in 2017.
Gambia has been ranked 40th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.