Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 0.960 persons in 2017 in Palestine, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Palestine reached an all time high of 13.0 persons in 1991 and an all time low of 0.820 persons in 2004. When compared to Palestine's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Egypt amounted to 13.0 persons, 3.20 persons in Israel, 6.80 persons in Jordan and 12.0 persons in Lebanon in 2017.
Palestine has been ranked 175th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 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.