Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 27.0 persons in 2018 in Argentina, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.90 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Argentina reached an all time high of 59.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Argentina's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bolivia amounted to 108 persons, 18.0 persons in Chile, 43.0 persons in Paraguay and 33.0 persons in Uruguay in 2018.
Argentina has been ranked 113th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 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.