Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 131 persons in 2017 in Malawi, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 17.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Malawi reached an all time high of 486 persons in 1997 and an all time low of 131 persons in 2017. When compared to Malawi's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Mozambique amounted to 551 persons, 567 persons in South Africa, 269 persons in Tanzania and 361 persons in Zambia in 2017.
Malawi has been ranked 52nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 30 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.