Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 18.0 persons in 2018 in Chile, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Chile reached an all time high of 52.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Chile's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Argentina amounted to 27.0 persons, 108 persons in Bolivia, 43.0 persons in Paraguay and 33.0 persons in Uruguay in 2018.
Chile has been ranked 122nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 10 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.