Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 86.0 persons in 2017 in Guyana, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 7.53 % less 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 70.0 persons in 2000. When compared to Guyana's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil amounted to 44.0 persons, 29.0 persons in Suriname, 17.0 persons in Trinidad and Tobago and 42.0 persons in Venezuela in 2017.
Guyana has been ranked 63rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.