Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 19.0 persons in 2017 in Syria, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 9.52 % less than 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 17.0 persons in 2013. When compared to Syria's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Iraq amounted to 42.0 persons, 6.80 persons in Jordan, 12.0 persons in Lebanon and 17.0 persons in Turkey in 2017.
Syria has been ranked 123rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.