Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 15.0 persons in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.25 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Japan reached an all time high of 49.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 15.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Japan's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in China amounted to 63.0 persons, 60.0 persons in Russia, 70.0 persons in South Korea and 3.10 persons in USA in 2017.
Japan has been ranked 129th 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.