Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 659 persons in 2018 in Lesotho, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.765 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Lesotho reached an all time high of 1,240 persons in 2008 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Botswana amounted to 275 persons, 677 persons in South Africa, 441 persons in Swaziland and 210 persons in Zimbabwe in 2018.
Lesotho has been ranked 2nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 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.