Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 301 persons in 2017 in Sierra Leone, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.987 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 318 persons in 2007 and an all time low of 252 persons in 1990. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Burkina Faso amounted to 49.0 persons, 176 persons in Guinea, 308 persons in Liberia and 55.0 persons in Mali in 2017.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 23rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.