Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 262 persons in 2018 in Somalia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.55 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Somalia reached an all time high of 286 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Somalia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Djibouti amounted to 260 persons, 151 persons in Ethiopia, 292 persons in Kenya and 48.0 persons in Yemen in 2018.
Somalia has been ranked 26th 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.