Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 97.0 persons in 2017 in Mauritania, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Mauritania reached an all time high of 434 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 97.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Algeria amounted to 70.0 persons, 55.0 persons in Mali, 99.0 persons in Morocco and 122 persons in Senegal in 2017.
Mauritania has been ranked 59th 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.