Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 152 persons in 2017 in Ghana, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.56 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Ghana reached an all time high of 216 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 152 persons in 2017. When compared to Ghana's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Benin amounted to 58.0 persons, 148 persons in Ivory Coast and 41.0 persons in Togo in 2017.
Ghana has been ranked 45th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.