Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 46.0 persons in 2018 in Turkmenistan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.22 % more 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 persons in. 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, 67.0 persons in Kazakhstan and 70.0 persons in Uzbekistan in 2018.
Turkmenistan has been ranked 92nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 20 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.