Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Tuberculosis (TB)

Global trends on the incident number of TB cases and the number of TB deaths (in millions), thumbnail

Global situation and trends: TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause from a single infectious agent (above HIV/AIDS). Millions of people continue to fall sick with TB each year. In 2017, TB caused an estimated 1.3 million deaths (range, 1.2–1.4 million) among HIV-negative people and there were an additional 300 000 deaths from TB (range, 266 000–335 000) among HIV-positive people.

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Incidence

10 millionnew TB cases in 2017

Number of TB cases

Mortality

1.3 million TB deaths among HIV-negative people in 2017

Number of TB deaths

Lives saved

54 millionthrough effective diagnosis and treatment between 2000 and 2017

Number of TB deaths
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