Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 93.0 persons in 2017 in Malaysia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.09 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Malaysia reached an all time high of 93.0 persons in 2017 and an all time low of 68.0 persons in 2002. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cambodia amounted to 326 persons, 47.0 persons in Singapore, 156 persons in Thailand and 129 persons in Vietnam in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 61st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 23 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.