Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 15.0 persons in 2017 in Bahamas, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 42.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bahamas reached an all time high of 32.0 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 9.90 persons in 2010. When compared to Bahamas's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cuba amounted to 7.10 persons, 45.0 persons in Dominican Republic, 181 persons in Haiti and 3.10 persons in USA in 2017.
Bahamas has been ranked 128th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 11 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.