Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 57.0 persons in 2017 in Rwanda, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.56 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Rwanda reached an all time high of 110 persons in 2006 and an all time low of 57.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Burundi amounted to 114 persons, 269 persons in Tanzania, 201 persons in Uganda and 322 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Rwanda has been ranked 83rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 15 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.