Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 46.0 persons in 2018 in Brazil, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as 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 persons in. When compared to Brazil's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bolivia amounted to 108 persons, 119 persons in Peru and 48.0 persons in Venezuela in 2018.
Brazil has been ranked 91st 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.