Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 5.70 persons in 2017 in Sweden, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 30.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Sweden reached an all time high of 9.20 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 4.80 persons in 2002. When compared to Sweden's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Denmark amounted to 5.10 persons, 4.90 persons in Finland, 5.10 persons in Norway and 60.0 persons in Russia in 2017.
Sweden has been ranked 160th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.