Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 162 persons in 2018 in Gambia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.53 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Gambia reached an all time high of 191 persons in 2003 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Gambia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Guinea Bissau amounted to 361 persons, 53.0 persons in Mali, 93.0 persons in Mauritania and 118 persons in Senegal in 2018.
Gambia has been ranked 43rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.