Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 156 persons in 2017 in Thailand, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Thailand reached an all time high of 245 persons in 2001 and an all time low of 127 persons in 1993. When compared to Thailand's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cambodia amounted to 326 persons, 168 persons in Laos, 93.0 persons in Malaysia and 358 persons in Myanmar in 2017.
Thailand has been ranked 43rd 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.