16th October 2019


Which countries are least affected by TB?

Countries With The Lowest Tuberculosis Incidence Rates
RankCountryTuberculosis Incidences (per 100,000 People)
4San Marino1.60

Beside this, where tuberculosis is most common in the world?

Infection is possible anywhere, but tuberculosis is especially prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa and in Southeast Asia. The disease is more common in Eastern Europe than Western Europe, and Scandinavia has the lowest number of cases in the world.

Who can be affected by tuberculosis?

More than two billion people, one third of the world's population, are infected with the bacteria that can lead to TB. A new person is infected with the bacteria every second. Between 5% and 10% of people infected with the bacteria will become sick with TB or infectious during their lifetime.