Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 7.50 persons in 2017 in Cayman Islands, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 31.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cayman Islands reached an all time high of 14.0 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 0 persons in 1996. When compared to Cayman Islands's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bahamas amounted to 15.0 persons, 7.10 persons in Cuba, 5.10 persons in Jamaica and 22.0 persons in Mexico in 2017.
Cayman Islands has been ranked 148th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 26 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.