Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 245 persons in 2018 in Nepal, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.94 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Nepal reached an all time high of 417 persons in 2000 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Nepal's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bangladesh amounted to 221 persons, 149 persons in Bhutan, 61.0 persons in China and 199 persons in India in 2018.
Nepal has been ranked 29th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 3 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.