Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 42.0 persons in 2017 in Venezuela, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 31.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Venezuela reached an all time high of 42.0 persons in 2017 and an all time low of 26.0 persons in 2014. When compared to Venezuela's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Brazil amounted to 44.0 persons, 33.0 persons in Colombia, 86.0 persons in Guyana and 17.0 persons in Trinidad and Tobago in 2017.
Venezuela has been ranked 97th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 20 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.