Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 17.0 persons in 2017 in Turkey, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.56 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Turkey reached an all time high of 53.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 17.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Turkey's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bulgaria amounted to 25.0 persons, 4.50 persons in Greece, 42.0 persons in Iraq and 14.0 persons in Iran in 2017.
Turkey has been ranked 124th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 11 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.