Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 3.20 persons in 2017 in Israel, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 8.57 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Israel reached an all time high of 10.0 persons in 1998 and an all time low of 3.20 persons in 2017. When compared to Israel's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Egypt amounted to 13.0 persons, 6.80 persons in Jordan, 12.0 persons in Lebanon and 19.0 persons in Syria in 2017.
Israel has been ranked 172nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 13 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.