Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 13.0 persons in 2017 in Macedonia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 18.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Macedonia reached an all time high of 49.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 13.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Macedonia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Albania amounted to 20.0 persons, 25.0 persons in Bulgaria and 4.50 persons in Greece in 2017.
Macedonia has been ranked 133rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 22 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.