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 43kb]

WHO TB burden estimates

This includes WHO-generated estimates of TB mortality, prevalence, incidence (including incidence of TB/HIV), case detection rate, proportion of TB cases that have multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and MDR-TB among notified pulmonary TB cases.

5 November 2014: TB mortality estimates were updated for Pakistan. TB prevalence estimates were updated for 64 countries and territories that do not have estimates of prevalence of HIV among TB patients.

20 November 2014: HIV-positive TB incidence estimates were added for South Sudan.

26 March 2015: TB incidence and prevalence estimates were updated for Kazakhstan.

» Download WHO TB burden estimates [1.1Mb]

» Download WHO MDR-TB burden estimates for 2013 [30kb]

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 [1.7Mb]

» Download laboratory diagnostic services [81kb]

» Download non-routine surveillance of HIV prevalence in TB patients [15kb]

» Download treatment outcomes [580kb]

» Download implementing the Stop TB strategy in 2013 [14kb]