Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 7.40 persons in 2017 in Italy, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.37 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Italy reached an all time high of 10.0 persons in 1994 and an all time low of 5.30 persons in 2007. When compared to Italy's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Austria amounted to 7.40 persons, 9.00 persons in France, 6.20 persons in Slovenia and 7.20 persons in Switzerland in 2017.
Italy has been ranked 151st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 15 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.