NigeriaTuberculosis profile
Population  2016 186 million
Estimates of TB burden*, 2016 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) 120 (67–180) 62 (36–95)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) 39 (23–58) 21 (12–31)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 407 (266–579) 219 (143–311)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) 63 (40–93) 34 (21–50)
Incidence (MDR/RR-TB)** 20 (12–29) 11 (6.4–15)
Estimated TB incidence by age and sex (thousands)*, 2016
  0-14 years > 14 years Total
Females 26 (16–36) 114 (70–158) 140 (86–194)
Males 30 (18–41) 237 (146–329) 267 (164–370)
Total 56 (34–77) 352 (216–487) 407 (266–579)
TB case notifications, 2016  
Total cases notified 100 433
Total new and relapse 97 279
          - % tested with rapid diagnostics at time of diagnosis  
          - % with known HIV status 94%
          - % pulmonary 95%
          - % bacteriologically confirmed among pulmonary 73%
Universal health coverage and social protection  
TB treatment coverage (notified/estimated incidence), 2016 24% (17–37)
TB patients facing catastrophic total costs  
TB case fatality ratio (estimated mortality/estimated incidence), 2016 0.39 (0.2–0.6)
TB/HIV care in new and relapse TB patients, 2016 Number (%)
Patients with known HIV-status who are HIV-positive 14 794 16%
          - on antiretroviral therapy 11 934 81%
Drug-resistant TB care, 2016 New cases Previously treated
cases
Total
number***
Estimated MDR/RR-TB cases among notified
pulmonary TB cases
  5 200
(4 100–6 200)
Estimated % of TB cases with MDR/RR-TB 4.3% (3.2–5.4) 25% (19–31)  
% notified tested for rifampicin resistance 38% 71% 39 819
MDR/RR-TB cases tested for resistance to second-line drugs    
Laboratory-confirmed cases MDR/RR-TB: 1 686, XDR-TB: 5
Patients started on treatment **** MDR/RR-TB: 1 251, XDR-TB: 4
Treatment success rate and cohort size Success Cohort
New and relapse cases registered in 2015 84% 87 211
Previously treated cases, excluding relapse, registered in 2015 84% 3 373
HIV-positive TB cases registered in 2015 76% 14 846
MDR/RR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2014 74% 423
XDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2014 0% 2
TB preventive treatment, 2016  
% of HIV-positive people (newly enrolled in care) on preventive treatment 29%
% of children (aged < 5) household contacts of bacteriologically-confirmed
TB cases on preventive treatment
18% (17–20)
TB financing, 2017  
National TB budget (US$ millions) 336
Funding source: 9% domestic, 27% international, 64% unfunded
* Ranges represent uncertainty intervals
** MDR is TB resistant to rifampicin and isoniazid; RR is TB resistant to rifampicin
*** Includes cases with unknown previous TB treatment history
**** Includes patients diagnosed before 2016 and patients who were not laboratory-confirmed
***
(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Mortality graph
   Mortality  (excludes HIV+TB)

(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Incidence graph
   Incidence
   Notified (new and relapse)
   Incidence (HIV+TB only)

Notified cases by age group and sex, 2016
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FemalesMales

Treatment success rate (%)
tx success graph
   
New and relapse
   Retreatment, excluding relapse
   HIV-positive   MDR/RR-TB   XDR-TB

Total budget (US$ millions)
Budget funding Graph
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__Funded internationally
__Funded domestically
 
 Data are as reported to WHO. Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.
 Generated: 2017-11-18 Data: www.who.int/tb/data