Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 432 persons in 2017 in Papua New Guinea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 432 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 308 persons in 1991. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Australia amounted to 6.80 persons, 319 persons in Indonesia, 7.50 persons in New Zealand and 554 persons in Philippines in 2017.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 8th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 10 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.