Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Tuberculosis (TB)

Global situation and trends: TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause from a single infectious agent, ranking above HIV/AIDS. In 2016, there were an estimated 1.3 million TB deaths among HIV-negative people (down from 1.7 million in 2000) and an additional 374 000 deaths among HIV-positive people. An estimated 10.4 million people fell ill with TB in 2016: 90% were adults, 65% were male, 10% were people living with HIV (74% in Africa) and 56% were in five countries: India, Indonesia, China, the Philippines and Pakistan.

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Incidence

10.4 millionnew TB cases in 2016

Number of TB cases

Mortality

1.3 million TB deaths among HIV-negative people in 2016

Number of TB deaths

Lives saved

53 millionthrough effective diagnosis and treatment between 2000 and 2016

Number of deaths due to TB
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