National TB Epidemiology

In 2019 there were 8,920 people with TB in the United States, and the case rate was 2.7 cases per 100,000 people.

  • Reported TB in the United States, 2019: The report includes information on TB disease reported from the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, five U.S. territories (American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and three independent countries that are in compacts of free association with the United States (Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau).

  • TB Incidence in the United States, 1953 - 2019: Managed by the CDC, this website gives the number of cases and rates in the United States for each year, since 1953.

  • National TB Program Objectives and Performance Targets for 2025: This website describes the National TB Program Objectives and Performance Targets set for 2025. The mission of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination is to promote health and quality of life by preventing, controlling, and eventually eliminating TB from the U.S. and by collaborating with other countries and international partners in controlling global TB.