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

in 2019
 

38 million total number of people

with HIV
 

Lifesaving treatment

in 2019
 

Annual: 1.7 million new infections*

in 2019
* 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.
 

18 AIDS related deaths

in 2019
 

23,700 total number of people

with HIV in 2019
 

20,478 adequate treatments for

people with HIV in 2019
 

580 new HIV diagnoses

in 2019

Treatment for everyone

 

38 million people live with HIV

 
 

81% is aware of HIV infection. Therefore,

the rest is not!
 

2 out of 3 people with HIV

are getting treatment
 

In 59% of people with HIV,

the virus is not verified 
(In the blood)
 

2020 HIV aims

set by UNAIDS
 

90% of people infected by the HIV

are aware of HIV infection
 

90% is being treated

for hiv
 

90% is no longer

virally detectable

2022 aims set in the Netherlands

by the National Action plan

HIV-care continuum end 2019*

* Corrected for delay in reporting for SHM 
 

HIV-positive people
23,700  

 
 

Diagnosed with HIV
21,696  

 
 

Linked to care
20,710  

 
 

Getting HIV treatment
20,478  

 
 

Virus made
undetectable
19,625  

 
 

20,710 people
with HIV in care 

as at December 31, 2019
 
 

Average age of
people with HIV in care