Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 308 persons in 2017 in Swaziland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.23 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Swaziland reached an all time high of 1,060 persons in 2009 and an all time low of 259 persons in 1992. When compared to Swaziland's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Botswana amounted to 300 persons, 665 persons in Lesotho, 551 persons in Mozambique and 567 persons in South Africa in 2017.
Swaziland has been ranked 22nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 19 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.