Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 72.0 persons in 2017 in El Salvador, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 20 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in El Salvador reached an all time high of 72.0 persons in 2017 and an all time low of 29.0 persons in 2003. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Costa Rica amounted to 9.70 persons, 25.0 persons in Guatemala, 38.0 persons in Honduras and 45.0 persons in Nicaragua in 2017.
El Salvador has been ranked 69th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 38 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.