Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 10.0 persons in 2017 in Saudi Arabia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 21.0 persons in 1999 and an all time low of 10.0 persons in 2016. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iraq amounted to 42.0 persons, 6.80 persons in Jordan, 0.810 persons in United Arab Emirates and 48.0 persons in Yemen in 2017.
Saudi Arabia has been ranked 141st 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.