Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 11.0 persons in 2018 in Lebanon, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 15.4 % less than 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 persons in. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cyprus amounted to 4.90 persons, 4.00 persons in Israel, 5.00 persons in Jordan and 19.0 persons in Syria in 2018.
Lebanon has been ranked 138th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 3 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.