Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 39.0 persons in 2017 in Maldives, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 20.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Maldives reached an all time high of 146 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 29.0 persons in 2011. When compared to Maldives's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in India amounted to 204 persons, 319 persons in Indonesia, 47.0 persons in Singapore and 64.0 persons in Sri Lanka in 2017.
Maldives has been ranked 101st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.