Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 19.0 persons in 2018 in Syria, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Syria reached an all time high of 61.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Syria's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iraq amounted to 42.0 persons, 5.00 persons in Jordan, 11.0 persons in Lebanon and 16.0 persons in Turkey in 2018.
Syria has been ranked 121st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.