Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 10.0 persons in 2018 in Costa Rica, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 29.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Guatemala amounted to 26.0 persons, 37.0 persons in Honduras, 41.0 persons in Nicaragua and 52.0 persons in Panama in 2018.
Costa Rica has been ranked 140th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.