Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 36.0 persons in 2017 in Belize, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.26 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Belize reached an all time high of 61.0 persons in 2001 and an all time low of 24.0 persons in 2007. When compared to Belize's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Guatemala amounted to 25.0 persons, 38.0 persons in Honduras, 22.0 persons in Mexico and 3.10 persons in USA in 2017.
Belize has been ranked 104th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 20 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.