Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 6.70 persons in 2017 in Oman, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 25.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Oman reached an all time high of 29.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 6.70 persons in 2017. When compared to Oman's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iran amounted to 14.0 persons, 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia, 0.810 persons in United Arab Emirates and 48.0 persons in Yemen in 2017.
Oman has been ranked 157th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 17 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.