Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 38.0 persons in 2018 in Suriname, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 31.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Suriname reached an all time high of 94.0 persons in 1996 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Suriname's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil amounted to 46.0 persons, 83.0 persons in Guyana, 21.0 persons in Trinidad and Tobago and 48.0 persons in Venezuela in 2018.
Suriname has been ranked 100th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 21 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.