Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 44.0 persons in 2017 in Paraguay, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.76 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Paraguay reached an all time high of 66.0 persons in 1990 and an all time low of 39.0 persons in 2014. When compared to Paraguay's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Argentina amounted to 26.0 persons, 111 persons in Bolivia, 44.0 persons in Brazil and 17.0 persons in Chile in 2017.
Paraguay has been ranked 94th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 6 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.