Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 45.0 persons in 2017 in Nicaragua, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.25 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 80.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 44.0 persons in 2005. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Costa Rica amounted to 9.70 persons, 72.0 persons in El Salvador, 38.0 persons in Honduras and 22.0 persons in Mexico in 2017.
Nicaragua has been ranked 92nd 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.