Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 221 persons in 2017 in Zimbabwe, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.15 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Zimbabwe reached an all time high of 682 persons in 1999 and an all time low of 221 persons in 2017. When compared to Zimbabwe's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Botswana amounted to 300 persons, 551 persons in Mozambique, 567 persons in South Africa and 361 persons in Zambia in 2017.
Zimbabwe has been ranked 31st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 20 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.