Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 43.0 persons in 2017 in Ecuador, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Ecuador reached an all time high of 174 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 39.0 persons in 2015. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil amounted to 44.0 persons, 33.0 persons in Colombia, 54.0 persons in Panama and 116 persons in Peru in 2017.
Ecuador has been ranked 96th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 5 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.