Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 72.0 persons in 2017 in Romania, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Romania reached an all time high of 192 persons in 1996 and an all time low of 72.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Romania's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bulgaria amounted to 25.0 persons, 7.70 persons in Hungary, 95.0 persons in Moldova and 84.0 persons in Ukraine in 2017.
Romania has been ranked 70th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.