Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 33.0 persons in 2018 in Uruguay, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.71 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Uruguay reached an all time high of 35.0 persons in 2019 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Argentina amounted to 27.0 persons, 46.0 persons in Brazil, 18.0 persons in Chile and 43.0 persons in Paraguay in 2018.
Uruguay has been ranked 105th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 18 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.