DID YOU KNOW THAT 30% OF PEOPLE WITH A NEW HIV DIAGNOSIS ARE 50 YEARS OR OLDER?
DID YOU KNOW THAT THERE CURRENTLY IS AN ESTIMATED 1,400 PEOPLE IN THE NETHERLANDS ARE UNWARE OF THEIR HIV INFECTION?
DID YOU KNOW THAT IF YOU ARE SUCCESSFULLY TREATED FOR HIV YOU CANNOT TRANSMIT HIV TO 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 2021. We have listed the most significant figures for you.
32.7 million deaths due to AIDS
since the start of the epidemic
650.000 AIDS-related deaths
38 million total number of people
Annual: 1.5 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.
13 AIDS-related deaths
24,110 total number of people living with HIV
21,502 people in care for HIV
427 new HIV diagnoses
Treatment for everyone
38 million people live with HIV
85% is aware of HIV diagnosis. Therefore,
the rest is not!
3 out of 4 people with HIV
are on treatment
In 68% of people living with HIV,
have an undetectable viral load (no virus dectable the blood)