Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 7.20 persons in 2017 in Switzerland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.69 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Switzerland reached an all time high of 21.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 5.90 persons in 2014. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Austria amounted to 7.40 persons, 9.00 persons in France, 7.50 persons in Germany and 7.40 persons in Italy in 2017.
Switzerland has been ranked 153rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 9 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.