Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 201 persons in 2017 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 201 persons in 2016. When compared to Uganda's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Kenya amounted to 319 persons, 57.0 persons in Rwanda, 146 persons in South Sudan and 322 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Uganda has been ranked 34th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.