Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 25.0 persons in 2017 in Guatemala, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.17 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Guatemala reached an all time high of 75.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 24.0 persons in 2016. When compared to Guatemala's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Belize amounted to 36.0 persons, 72.0 persons in El Salvador, 38.0 persons in Honduras and 45.0 persons in Nicaragua in 2017.
Guatemala has been ranked 117th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 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.