Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 358 persons in 2017 in Myanmar, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.831 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Myanmar reached an all time high of 411 persons in 1999 and an all time low of 358 persons in 2017. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in China amounted to 63.0 persons, 204 persons in India, 168 persons in Laos and 156 persons in Thailand in 2017.
Myanmar has been ranked 16th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.