Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 19.0 persons in 2017 in Seychelles, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 26.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Seychelles reached an all time high of 68.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 7.60 persons in 2008. When compared to Seychelles's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Comoros amounted to 35.0 persons, 238 persons in Madagascar, 39.0 persons in Maldives and 12.0 persons in Mauritius in 2017.
Seychelles has been ranked 121st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.