Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 52.0 persons in 2018 in Panama, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 40.5 % more 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 persons in. When compared to Panama's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Colombia amounted to 33.0 persons, 10.0 persons in Costa Rica, 37.0 persons in Honduras and 41.0 persons in Nicaragua in 2018.
Panama has been ranked 86th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 4 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.