Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 338 persons in 2018 in Myanmar, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.97 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Myanmar reached an all time high of 555 persons in 2000 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in China amounted to 61.0 persons, 199 persons in India, 162 persons in Laos and 153 persons in Thailand in 2018.
Myanmar has been ranked 17th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.