Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 14.0 persons in 2018 in Iran, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.69 % more than 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 persons in. When compared to Iran's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iraq amounted to 42.0 persons, 265 persons in Pakistan and 46.0 persons in Turkmenistan in 2018.
Iran has been ranked 129th 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.