Incidence of Tuberculosis (Per 100,000 People) fell 6.25% to 45.0 persons in Nicaragua in 2017

Incidence of Tuberculosis (Per 100,000 People) (persons)
Health Care | Nicaragua | May 17, 2019
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Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 45.0 persons in 2017 in Nicaragua, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.25 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 80.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 44.0 persons in 2005. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Costa Rica amounted to 9.70 persons, 72.0 persons in El Salvador, 38.0 persons in Honduras and 22.0 persons in Mexico in 2017.

Nicaragua has been ranked 92nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.

Incidence of Tuberculosis (Per 100,000 People) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belize persons 26.0 29.0 40.0 24.0 25.0
Costa Rica persons 14.0 13.0 11.0 12.0 11.0
El Salvador persons 38.0 41.0 44.0 44.0 49.0
Guatemala persons 25.0 28.0 27.0 25.0 26.0
Honduras persons 48.0 44.0 43.0 40.0 41.0
Mexico persons 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0
Nicaragua persons 58.0 59.0 58.0 55.0 51.0
Panama persons 55.0 50.0 47.0 47.0 52.0
USA persons 3.90 3.70 3.30 3.20 3.30