Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 50.0 persons in 2017 in Lithuania, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.66 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Lithuania reached an all time high of 103 persons in 1998 and an all time low of 47.0 persons in 1990. When compared to Lithuania's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Belarus amounted to 37.0 persons, 15.0 persons in Estonia, 32.0 persons in Latvia and 60.0 persons in Russia in 2017.
Lithuania has been ranked 86th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.