Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 200 persons in 2018 in Uganda, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Uganda reached an all time high of 625 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Uganda's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Kenya amounted to 292 persons, 59.0 persons in Rwanda, 227 persons in South Sudan and 321 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.
Uganda has been ranked 35th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 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.