Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 3.50 persons in 2018 in Jamaica, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 9.38 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Jamaica reached an all time high of 6.60 persons in 1990 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Cayman Islands amounted to 5.40 persons, 7.20 persons in Cuba, 45.0 persons in Dominican Republic and 176 persons in Haiti in 2018.
Jamaica has been ranked 171st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.