Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 67.0 persons in 2017 in Hong Kong, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 134 persons in 1998 and an all time low of 67.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Hong Kong's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in China amounted to 63.0 persons, 47.0 persons in Singapore and 129 persons in Vietnam in 2017.
Hong Kong has been ranked 75th 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.