Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 41.0 persons in 2018 in Nicaragua, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.65 % 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 persons in. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Costa Rica amounted to 10.0 persons, 70.0 persons in El Salvador, 37.0 persons in Honduras and 23.0 persons in Mexico in 2018.
Nicaragua has been ranked 98th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.