Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 26.0 persons in 2017 in Qatar, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 13 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Qatar reached an all time high of 70.0 persons in 1995 and an all time low of 23.0 persons in 2014. When compared to Qatar's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bahrain amounted to 12.0 persons, 14.0 persons in Iran, 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia and 0.810 persons in United Arab Emirates in 2017.
Qatar has been ranked 115th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 11 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.