Tuberculosis profile
Population  2013 2.2 million
Estimates of TB burden * 2013 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 0.12 (0.07–0.2)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) 0 (–) 0 (–)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 1.1 (0.49–2.1) 53 (23–95)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.87 (0.76–0.98) 40 (35–45)
Incidence (HIV+TB only)        
Case detection, all forms (%)        
Estimates of MDR-TB burden * 2013   New   Retreatment
% of TB cases with MDR-TB 1.2 (0.34–3.1) 0 (0–0)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
  (–)   (–)
TB case notifications 2013 New ** Relapse
Pulmonary, bacteriologically confirmed      
Pulmonary, clinically diagnosed      
Total new and relapse      
Previously treated, excluding relapses      
Total cases notified      
Reported cases of RR-/MDR-TB 2013 New Retreatment Total **
Cases tested for RR-/MDR-TB      
Laboratory-confirmed RR-/MDR-TB cases     0
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment      
TB/HIV 2013 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status    
HIV-positive TB patients    
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT)    
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART)    
HIV-positive people screened for TB 18  
HIV-positive people provided with IPT    
Treatment success rate (%)
New cases registered in 2012  
Previously treated cases registered in 2012  
HIV-positive TB cases, all types, registered in 2012  
RR-/MDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2011  
XDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2011  
Laboratories 2013  
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available?  
Financing TB control 2014  
National TB programme budget (US$ millions)  
* Ranges represent uncertainty intervals
** Includes cases with unknown previous TB treatment history
(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Mortality graph
   Mortality  (excludes HIV+TB)

(Rate per 100 000 population)
Prevalence graph

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

(Number of patients)
CPT ART graph
   HIV-positive TB patients
   on CPT   on ART

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

 Data are as reported to WHO. Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.
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