Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 40.0 persons in 2018 in Libya, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 32.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Libya reached an all time high of 59.0 persons in 2019 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Libya's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Algeria amounted to 69.0 persons, 142 persons in Chad, 12.0 persons in Egypt and 35.0 persons in Tunisia in 2018.
Libya has been ranked 99th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.