Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 29.0 persons in 2018 in Latvia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 11.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Latvia reached an all time high of 135 persons in 1997 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Latvia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Belarus amounted to 31.0 persons, 13.0 persons in Estonia, 44.0 persons in Lithuania and 54.0 persons in Russia in 2018.
Latvia has been ranked 112th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 19 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.