Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 33.0 persons in 2017 in Colombia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.13 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Colombia reached an all time high of 54.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 30.0 persons in 2005. When compared to Colombia's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil amounted to 44.0 persons, 116 persons in Peru and 42.0 persons in Venezuela in 2017.
Colombia has been ranked 108th 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.