Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 4.80 persons in 2017 in Slovakia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 18.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Slovakia reached an all time high of 37.0 persons in 1993 and an all time low of 4.80 persons in 2017. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Austria amounted to 7.40 persons, 5.40 persons in Czech Republic, 7.70 persons in Hungary and 17.0 persons in Poland in 2017.
Slovakia has been ranked 169th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 27 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.