Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 134 persons in 2017 in World, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.47 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in World reached an all time high of 170 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 134 persons in 2017. When compared to World's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in China amounted to 63.0 persons, 7.50 persons in Germany, 15.0 persons in Japan and 3.10 persons in USA in 2017.
World has been ranked 51st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.