Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 152 persons in 2017 in Nepal, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Nepal reached an all time high of 164 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 152 persons in 2017. When compared to Nepal's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bangladesh amounted to 221 persons, 134 persons in Bhutan, 63.0 persons in China and 204 persons in India in 2017.
Nepal has been ranked 46th 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.