Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 26.0 persons in 2017 in Argentina, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.7 % 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 20.0 persons in 2010. When compared to Argentina's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bolivia amounted to 111 persons, 17.0 persons in Chile, 44.0 persons in Paraguay and 31.0 persons in Uruguay in 2017.
Argentina has been ranked 114th 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.