Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 129 persons in 2017 in Vietnam, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.01 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Vietnam reached an all time high of 251 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 129 persons in 2017. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cambodia amounted to 326 persons, 63.0 persons in China, 168 persons in Laos and 156 persons in Thailand in 2017.
Vietnam has been ranked 53rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 3 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.