Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 17.0 persons in 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.56 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Trinidad and Tobago reached an all time high of 24.0 persons in 2008 and an all time low of 11.0 persons in 1990. When compared to Trinidad and Tobago's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Guyana amounted to 86.0 persons, 1.20 persons in Puerto Rico, 29.0 persons in Suriname and 42.0 persons in Venezuela in 2017.
Trinidad and Tobago has been ranked 127th 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.