Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 11.0 persons in 2017 in Malta, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 15.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Malta reached an all time high of 14.0 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 2.00 persons in 2003. When compared to Malta's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Greece amounted to 4.50 persons, 7.40 persons in Italy, 34.0 persons in Tunisia and 17.0 persons in Turkey in 2017.
Malta has been ranked 138th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 11 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.