Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 14.0 persons in 2017 in Iran, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iran reached an all time high of 35.0 persons in 1992 and an all time low of 14.0 persons in 2016. When compared to Iran's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iraq amounted to 42.0 persons, 267 persons in Pakistan and 43.0 persons in Turkmenistan in 2017.
Iran has been ranked 131st 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.