Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 45.0 persons in 2018 in Dominican Republic, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.14 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Dominican Republic reached an all time high of 147 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Dominican Republic's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cuba amounted to 7.20 persons, 3.50 persons in Jamaica, 23.0 persons in Mexico and 3.00 persons in USA in 2018.
Dominican Republic has been ranked 93rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.