Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 23.0 persons in 2018 in Kuwait, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.55 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Kuwait reached an all time high of 38.0 persons in 1998 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bahrain amounted to 11.0 persons, 42.0 persons in Iraq, 14.0 persons in Iran and 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia in 2018.
Kuwait has been ranked 117th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 12 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.