Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 153 persons in 2018 in Malawi, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.79 % more 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 persons in. When compared to Malawi's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Mozambique amounted to 361 persons, 677 persons in South Africa, 253 persons in Tanzania and 346 persons in Zambia in 2018.
Malawi has been ranked 45th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 23 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.