Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 17.0 persons in 2017 in Chile, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.25 % more than 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 16.0 persons in 2003. When compared to Chile's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Argentina amounted to 26.0 persons, 111 persons in Bolivia, 44.0 persons in Paraguay and 31.0 persons in Uruguay in 2017.
Chile has been ranked 125th 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.