Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 168 persons in 2017 in Laos, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4 % less 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 168 persons in 2017. When compared to Laos's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cambodia amounted to 326 persons, 63.0 persons in China, 156 persons in Thailand and 129 persons in Vietnam in 2017.
Laos has been ranked 41st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.