Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 6.80 persons in 2017 in Jordan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 23.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Jordan reached an all time high of 14.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 5.20 persons in 2012. When compared to Jordan's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iraq amounted to 42.0 persons, 3.20 persons in Israel, 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia and 19.0 persons in Syria in 2017.
Jordan has been ranked 155th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.