Research and analysis

Tuberculosis (TB) by country: rates per 100,000 people

Estimated rate of tuberculosis (TB) per 100,000 people, compiled from World Health Organisation (WHO) data for each country.

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The purpose of this document is to help NHS nurses to:

  • check which countries have a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB)
  • decide whether to give a BCG vaccination to children who have arrived in the UK from those countries

TB rates by country in 2013 are available on The National Archives.