Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 267 persons in 2017 in Pakistan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.373 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Pakistan reached an all time high of 277 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 267 persons in 2017. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Afghanistan amounted to 189 persons, 63.0 persons in China, 204 persons in India and 14.0 persons in Iran in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 27th 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.