Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 308 persons in 2017 in Liberia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Liberia reached an all time high of 308 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 199 persons in 1990. When compared to Liberia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Ghana amounted to 152 persons, 176 persons in Guinea, 148 persons in Ivory Coast and 301 persons in Sierra Leone in 2017.
Liberia has been ranked 21st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 10 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.