Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 12.0 persons in 2017 in Lebanon, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Lebanon reached an all time high of 35.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 11.0 persons in 2005. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cyprus amounted to 5.10 persons, 3.20 persons in Israel, 6.80 persons in Jordan and 19.0 persons in Syria in 2017.
Lebanon has been ranked 136th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.