Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 48.0 persons in 2017 in Yemen, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Yemen reached an all time high of 139 persons in 1993 and an all time low of 48.0 persons in 2012. When compared to Yemen's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Djibouti amounted to 269 persons, 67.0 persons in Eritrea, 6.70 persons in Oman and 10.0 persons in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Yemen has been ranked 89th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.