Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 44.0 persons in 2017 in Brazil, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.76 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil reached an all time high of 84.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 42.0 persons in 2015. When compared to Brazil's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bolivia amounted to 111 persons, 116 persons in Peru and 42.0 persons in Venezuela in 2017.
Brazil has been ranked 93rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.