Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 54.0 persons in 2017 in Panama, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.57 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Panama reached an all time high of 70.0 persons in 2001 and an all time low of 40.0 persons in 1990. When compared to Panama's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Colombia amounted to 33.0 persons, 9.70 persons in Costa Rica, 38.0 persons in Honduras and 45.0 persons in Nicaragua in 2017.
Panama has been ranked 85th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 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.