Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 524 persons in 2018 in Namibia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.82 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Namibia reached an all time high of 1,356 persons in 1999 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Namibia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Angola amounted to 355 persons, 275 persons in Botswana, 677 persons in South Africa and 210 persons in Zimbabwe in 2018.
Namibia has been ranked 6th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.