Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 7.30 persons in 2017 in Ireland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.82 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Ireland reached an all time high of 21.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 7.10 persons in 2016. When compared to Ireland's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Canada amounted to 5.50 persons, 9.00 persons in France, 4.50 persons in Iceland and 8.90 persons in United Kingdom in 2017.
Ireland has been ranked 152nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.