Tuberculosis (TB)

Download data as CSV files

Data provided by countries to WHO and estimates of TB burden generated by WHO for the Global Tuberculosis Report are available for download as comma-separated value (CSV) files. CSV files can be opened by or imported into many spreadsheet, statistical analysis and database packages.

Data are provided subject to WHO's copyright notice and permissions and licensing rules.

Definition of variables

The first row in each CSV file contains variable names; find the definition of each variable in the data dictionary.

» Download the data dictionary [csv 55kb]

WHO TB burden estimates

This includes WHO-generated estimates of TB mortality, incidence (including disaggregation by age and sex and incidence of TB/HIV), case fatality ratio, treatment coverage (previously called case detection rate), proportion of TB cases that have rifampicin-resistant TB (RR-TB, which includes cases with multidrug-resistant TB, MDR-TB), RR/MDR-TB among notified pulmonary TB cases and latent TB infection among children aged under 5.

1 December 2017: TB mortality estimates were updated for China.

» Download WHO TB burden estimates [775kb]

» Download WHO MDR/RR-TB burden estimates for 2016 [30kb]

» Download WHO latent TB infection estimates for 2016 [16kb]

Data provided by countries and territories

Note: The database is updated regularly as countries notify WHO of corrections to previously submitted data. Therefore country data downloaded to CSV files may differ slightly from the data available at the time the Global Tuberculosis Report is written.

» Download case notifications [2Mb]

» Download laboratory diagnostic services [155kb]

» Download non-routine surveillance of HIV prevalence in TB patients [16kb]

» Download treatment outcomes [676kb]

» Download TB policies and services in 2016 [14kb]

» Download community engagement activities for TB [23kb]