DID YOU KNOW THAT 23% OF PEOPLE WITH A NEW HIV DIAGNOSIS ARE 50 YEARS OR OLDER?
DID YOU KNOW THAT THERE CURRENTLY IS AN ESTIMATED 1,730 PEOPLE IN THE NETHERLANDS ARE UNWARE OF THEIR HIV INFECTION?
DID YOU KNOW THAT IF YOU ARE SUCCESSFULLY TREATED FOR HIV YOU CANNOT INFECT YOUR UNBORN CHILD?
HIV AND AIDS WORLDWIDE
Every year, UNAIDS publishes the most up-to-date figures on the fight against AIDS worldwide. The latest figures were announced in July 2020. We have listed the most significant figures for you.
32.7 million deaths due to AIDS
since the start of the epidemic
690.000 deaths due to AIDS
38 million total number of people
Annual: 1.7 million new infections*
* Despite the fact that the number of new HIV infections globally is decreasing, there is a significant increase in new HIV infections in some regions. In Eastern Europe and Central Asia, this increase is as high as 72 percent since 2010.
HIV and AIDS in the Netherlands
The life expectancy of people with HIV is almost as high as that of people without HIV.