Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 65.0 persons in 2018 in South Korea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 10.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in South Korea reached an all time high of 164 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to South Korea's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in China amounted to 61.0 persons, 513 persons in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, 14.0 persons in Japan and 182 persons in Vietnam in 2018.
South Korea has been ranked 76th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.