Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 7.50 persons in 2017 in New Zealand, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.74 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in New Zealand reached an all time high of 12.0 persons in 2003 and an all time low of 6.90 persons in 2013. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Australia amounted to 6.80 persons, 319 persons in Indonesia, 93.0 persons in Malaysia and 554 persons in Philippines in 2017.
New Zealand has been ranked 147th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 8 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.