Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 29.0 persons in 2017 in Suriname, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 11.5 % 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 20.0 persons in 2001. When compared to Suriname's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil amounted to 44.0 persons, 86.0 persons in Guyana, 17.0 persons in Trinidad and Tobago and 42.0 persons in Venezuela in 2017.
Suriname has been ranked 111th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 1 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.