Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 162 persons in 2018 in Laos, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.52 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Laos reached an all time high of 492 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Laos's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cambodia amounted to 308 persons, 61.0 persons in China, 153 persons in Thailand and 182 persons in Vietnam in 2018.
Laos has been ranked 44th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.