Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 83.0 persons in 2018 in Guyana, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.06 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Guyana reached an all time high of 128 persons in 2009 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Guyana's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil amounted to 46.0 persons, 38.0 persons in Suriname, 21.0 persons in Trinidad and Tobago and 48.0 persons in Venezuela in 2018.
Guyana has been ranked 65th 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.