Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 34.0 persons in 2017 in Tunisia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 10.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Tunisia reached an all time high of 38.0 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 24.0 persons in 2002. When compared to Tunisia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Algeria amounted to 70.0 persons, 7.40 persons in Italy, 40.0 persons in Libya and 11.0 persons in Malta in 2017.
Tunisia has been ranked 107th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 12 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.