Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 116 persons in 2017 in Peru, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.855 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Peru reached an all time high of 248 persons in 1992 and an all time low of 116 persons in 2017. When compared to Peru's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Bolivia amounted to 111 persons, 44.0 persons in Brazil, 17.0 persons in Chile and 33.0 persons in Colombia in 2017.
Peru has been ranked 55th 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.