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Risk factors - Incidence of tuberculosis

(cases per 100,000 people)

South Africa is the top country by incidence of tuberculosis in the world. As of 2015, incidence of tuberculosis in South Africa was 834 cases per 100,000 people. The top 5 countries also includes Lesotho, Swaziland, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and Kiribati.

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Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.