Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 266 persons in 2017 in Somalia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.48 % less 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 266 persons in 2017. When compared to Somalia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Djibouti amounted to 269 persons, 164 persons in Ethiopia, 319 persons in Kenya and 48.0 persons in Yemen in 2017.
Somalia has been ranked 28th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.