Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 3.10 persons in 2017 in USA, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in USA reached an all time high of 12.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 3.10 persons in 2016. When compared to USA's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Canada amounted to 5.50 persons, 63.0 persons in China, 15.0 persons in Japan and 22.0 persons in Mexico in 2017.
USA has been ranked 173rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.