Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 292 persons in 2018 in Kenya, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 9.36 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Kenya reached an all time high of 646 persons in 2006 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Kenya's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Ethiopia amounted to 151 persons, 262 persons in Somalia, 253 persons in Tanzania and 200 persons in Uganda in 2018.
Kenya has been ranked 23rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 15 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.