Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 45.0 persons in 2017 in Dominican Republic, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 10 % less 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 45.0 persons in 2017. When compared to Dominican Republic's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cuba amounted to 7.10 persons, 5.10 persons in Jamaica, 22.0 persons in Mexico and 3.10 persons in USA in 2017.
Dominican Republic has been ranked 91st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 2 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.