Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 20.0 persons in 2017 in Portugal, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Portugal reached an all time high of 71.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 20.0 persons in 2016. When compared to Portugal's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in France amounted to 9.00 persons, 7.30 persons in Ireland, 99.0 persons in Morocco and 11.0 persons in Spain in 2017.
Portugal has been ranked 119th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 9 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.