Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 361 persons in 2017 in Zambia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.99 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Zambia reached an all time high of 793 persons in 1995 and an all time low of 361 persons in 2017. When compared to Zambia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Angola amounted to 359 persons, 269 persons in Tanzania, 221 persons in Zimbabwe and 322 persons in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Zambia has been ranked 14th 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.