Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 43.0 persons in 2017 in Turkmenistan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.52 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Turkmenistan reached an all time high of 202 persons in 1999 and an all time low of 43.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Turkmenistan's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Afghanistan amounted to 189 persons, 14.0 persons in Iran, 66.0 persons in Kazakhstan and 73.0 persons in Uzbekistan in 2017.
Turkmenistan has been ranked 95th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 21 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.