Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 8.90 persons in 2017 in United Kingdom, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 10.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 15.0 persons in 2005 and an all time low of 8.90 persons in 2017. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Belgium amounted to 9.20 persons, 9.00 persons in France, 7.50 persons in Germany and 7.30 persons in Ireland in 2017.
United Kingdom has been ranked 145th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 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.