Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 86.0 persons in 2017 in Georgia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.52 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Georgia reached an all time high of 278 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 86.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Georgia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Armenia amounted to 36.0 persons, 67.0 persons in Azerbaijan, 60.0 persons in Russia and 17.0 persons in Turkey in 2017.
Georgia has been ranked 64th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 8 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.