Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 269 persons in 2017 in Tanzania, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.27 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Tanzania reached an all time high of 510 persons in 2003 and an all time low of 222 persons in 1994. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Kenya amounted to 319 persons, 551 persons in Mozambique, 201 persons in Uganda and 361 persons in Zambia in 2017.
Tanzania has been ranked 26th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 10 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.