Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 554 persons in 2017 in Philippines, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Philippines reached an all time high of 590 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 375 persons in 1999. When compared to Philippines's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in China amounted to 63.0 persons, 319 persons in Indonesia and 129 persons in Vietnam in 2017.
Philippines has been ranked 3rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 9 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.