MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA




GLOBAL STATISTICS


People living with HIV

  • In 2013, there were 35 million [33.2 million–37.2 million] people living with HIV.

- Since the start of the epidemic, around 78 million [71 million–87 million] people have become infected with HIV and 39 million [35 million–43 million] people have died of AIDS-related illnesses.


New HIV infections

  • New HIV infections have fallen by 38% since 2001.

- Worldwide, 2.1 million [1.9 million–2.4 million] people became newly infected with HIV in 2013, down from 3.4 million [3.3 million–3.6 million] in 2001.

  • New HIV infections among children have declined by 58% since 2001.

- Worldwide, 240 000 [210 000–280 000] children became newly infected with HIV in 2013, down from 580 000 [530 000–640 000] in 2001.


AIDS-related deaths

  • AIDS-related deaths have fallen by 35% since the peak in 2005.

- In 2013, 1.5 million [1.4 million–1.7 million] people died from AIDS-related causes worldwide compared to 2.4 million [2.2 million–2.6 million] in 2005.


Antiretroviral therapy

  • In 2013, around 12.9 million people living with HIV had access to antiretroviral therapy.

- This represents 37% [35%-39%] of all people living with HIV.

- 38% [36%-40%] of all adults living with HIV are receiving treatment. However, just 24% [22%-26%] of all children living with HIV are receiving the lifesaving medicines.


HIV/TB

  • TB-related deaths in people living with HIV have fallen by 36% since 2004.

- TB remains the leading cause of death among people living with HIV, with an estimated 320 000 [300 000–340 000] deaths in 2012.

- In 2013, the percentage of identified HIV-positive tuberculosis patients who were started or continued on antiretroviral treatment reached 70% (up from 57% in 2012).


Investments

  • US$ 19.1 billion was available from all sources for the AIDS response in 2013.
- The estimated annual need by 2015 is currently between US$ 22–24 billion.
  • In 2013, domestic investments from low- and middle-income countries accounted for around half of all HIV-related spending.



REGIONAL STATISTICS


Sub-Saharan Africa

  • In 2013, there were 24.7 million [23.5 million – 26.1 million] people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

-Women account for 58% of the total number of people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • In 2013, there were an estimated 1.5 million [1.3 million – 1.6 million] new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa.- New HIV infections declined by 33% between 2005 and 2013.

-Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for almost 70% of the global total of new HIV infections.

  • In sub-Saharan Africa, 1.1 million [1.0 million – 1.3 million] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa fell by 39%.

  • Treatment coverage is 37% of all people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

-67% of men and 57% of women were not receiving ART in sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.

-Three out of four people on ART live in sub-Saharan Africa.

-In Nigeria 80% of people do not have access to treatment.

  • There were 210 000 [180 000 – 250 000] new HIV infections among children in sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.

- Since 2009, there has been a 43% decline in new HIV infections among children in the 21 priority countries .


Asia and the Pacific

  • In 2013, there were 4.8 million [4.1 million – 5.5 million] people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific.
  • In 2013, there were an estimated 350 000 [250 000 – 510 000] new HIV infections in the region.

- New HIV infections declined by 6% between 2005 and 2013.

-Indonesia is cause for concern – new HIV infections have risen by 48% since 2005.

  • In Asia and the Pacific, 250 000 [210 000 – 290 000] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in the region fell by 27%.

-India accounts for 51% of all AIDS-related deaths in the region.

-Treatment coverage is 33% [28 – 38] of all people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific.

  • An estimated 2.4 million of adult men and 1.4 million of adult women were not receiving ART in Asia and the Pacific in 2013.

-Only two countries in Asia and the Pacific, Thailand and Cambodia, have more than 50% of all people living with HIV currently on antiretroviral treatment.

  • There were 22 000 [18 000 – 32 000] new HIV infections among children in Asia and the Pacific in 2013.

-Since 2009, there has been a 15% decline in new HIV infections among children in the region.


Latin America

  • In 2013, there were 1.6 million [1.4 million – 2.4 million] people living with HIV in Latin America.
  • In 2013, there were an estimated 94 000 [71 000 – 170 000] new HIV infections in the region.

-New HIV infections declined by 3% between 2005 and 2013.

  • In Latin America, 47 000 [39 000 – 75 000] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in the region fell by 31%.

  • Treatment coverage is 45% [33 – 51] of all people living with HIV in Latin America.
  • There were 1800 [<1000 – 7400] new HIV infections among children in Latin America in 2013.


Western and Central Europe and North America

  • In 2013, there were 2.3 million [2.0 million – 3.0 million] people living with HIV in Western and Central Europe and North America.

-The United States accounts for 56% of people living with HIV in this part of the world.

  • In 2013, there were an estimated 88 000 [44 000 – 160 000] new HIV infections in the region.
  • In Western and Central Europe and North America, 27 000 [23 000 – 34 000] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in the region fell by 2%.

  • Treatment coverage is 51% [39-60] of all people living with HIV.
  • There were <500 [<200 – <500] new HIV infections among children in Western and Central Europe and North America in 2013.


Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • In 2013, there were 1.1 million [980 000 – 1.3 million] people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
  • In 2013, there were an estimated 110 000 [86 000 – 130 000] new HIV infections in the region.

-New HIV infections rose by 5% between 2005 and 2013.

  • In Eastern Europe and Central Asia, 53 000 [43 000 – 69 000] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in the region rose by 5%.

  • Treatment coverage is 21% [18-24] of all people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
  • There were <1000 [<1000 – 1200] new HIV infections among children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in 2013.


The Caribbean

  • In 2013, there were 250 000 [230 000 – 280 000] people living with HIV in the Caribbean.
  • In 2013, there were an estimated 12 000 [9400 – 14 000] new HIV infections in the region.

-New HIV infections declined by 40% between 2005 and 2013.

  • In the Caribbean, 11 000 [8300 – 14 000] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in the region fell by half.

-Haiti accounted for 59% of all AIDS related deaths in the region in 2013.

  • Treatment coverage is 42% of people 15 years or older living with HIV in Caribbean– an increase of 31% since 2011.
  • There were <1000 [<500 – <1000] new HIV infections among children in Caribbean in 2013.


Middle East and North Africa

  • In 2013, there were 230 000 [160 000 – 330 000] people living with HIV in the the Middle East and North Africa.
  • In 2013, there were an estimated 25 000 [14 000 – 41 000] new HIV infections in the region.

-New HIV infections rose by 7% between 2005 and 2013

  • In the Middle East and North Africa, 15 000 [10 000 – 21 000] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in the region rose by 66%.

  • Treatment coverage is 11% [8 – 16] of people living with HIV in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • There were 2300 [1500 – 3400] new HIV infections among children in the Middle East and North Africa in 2013.





2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

People

living with

HIV

29.8

million

[28.1-

31.9

million]

30.7

million

[29.0-

32.7

million]

31.4

million

[29.7-

33.3

million]

31.8

million

[30.2-

33.7

million]

32.1

million

[30.5-

34.0

million]

32.4

million

[30.8-

34.3

million]

32.7

million

[31.2-

34.6

million]

33.1

million

[31.5-

34.9

million]

33.4

million

[31.8-

35.2

million]

33.8

million

[32.2-

35.6

million]

34.2

million

[32.5-

36.2

million]

34.6

million

[32.8-

36.6

million]

35.0

million

[33.2-

37.2

million]

New HIV

Infections

(Total)

3.4

million

[3.3-

3.6

million]

3.3

million

[3.1-

3.5

million]

3.1

million

[3.0-

3.3

million]

3.0

million

[2.8-

3.2

million]

2.9

million

[2.7-

3.1

million]

2.8

million

[2.6-

3.0

million]

2.7

million

[2.5-

2.9

million]

2.6

million

[2.4-

2.8

million]

2.5

million

[2.3-

2.7

million]

2.5

million

[2.3-

2.7

million]

2.4

million

[2.2-

2.6

million]

2.2

million

[2.0-

2.5

million]

2.1

million

[1.9-

2.4

million]

New HIV

infections

(adults)

2.9

million

[2.7-

3.0

million]

2.7

million

[2.5-

2.9

million]

2.6

million

[2.4-

2.7

million]

2.4

million

[2.3-

2.6

million]

2.3

million

[2.2-

2.5

million]

2.2

million

[2.1

2.4

million]

2.2

million

[2.1-

2.4

million]

2.2

million

[2.0-

2.3

million]

2.1

million

[1.9-

2.3

million]

2.1

million

[1.9-

2.3

million]

2.1

million

[1.9-

2.3

million]

2.0

million

[1.8-

2.2

million]

1.9

million

[1.7-

2.1

million]

New

infections

(children)

580 000

[530 000–

640

000]

580 000

[540 000–

640

000]

580 000

[540 000–

630

000]

570 000

[520 000-

620

000]

550 000

[510 000-

600

000]

520 000

[480 000-

580

000]

490 000

[450 000-

540

000]

460 000

[420 000-

510

000]

400 000

[370 000-

450

000]

360 000

[330 000-

400

000]

330 000

[290 000–

370

000]

270 000

[240 000–

310

000]

240 000

[210 000–

280

000]

AIDS-

related

deaths

2.0

million

[1.8-

2.2

million]

2.1

million

[2.0-

2.4

million]

2.3

million

[2.1-

2.5

million]

2.4

million

[2.2-

2.6

million]

2.4

million

[2.2-

2.6

million]

2.3

million

[2.1-

2.5

million]

2.2

million

[2.0-

2.4

million]

2.1

million

[1.9-

2.3

million]

2.0

million

[1.8-

2.1

million]

1.9

million

[1.8-

2.1

million]

1.8

million

[1.7-

2.0

million]

1.7

million

[1.5-

1.8

million]

1.5

million

[1.4-

1.7

million]

People

accessing

treatment









5.2

million

7.4

million

9.0

million

10.6

million

12.9

million

Resources

US$

3.8

billion

US$

4.6

billion

US$

5.7

billion

US$

7.4

billion

US$

8.8

billion

US$

10.5

billion

US$

14.6

billion

US$

15.5

billion

US$

15.6

billion

US$

17.1

billion

US$

18.9

billion

US$

19.1

billion



2013 global and regional statistics *

Region

People livingwith HIV 2013

New HIV infections 2013

AIDS-related deaths 2013

(total)

total

children

total

children

Sub-Saharan

Africa

24.7 million

[23.5 million–26.1 million]

2.9 million

[2.6 million–3.2 million]

1.5 million

[1.3 million–1.6 million]

210 000

[180 000-250 000]

1.1 million

[1.0 million–1.3 million]

Asia and

the Pacific

4.8 million

[4.1 million- 5.5 million]

210 000

[190 000-270 000]

350 000

[250 000-510 000]

22 000

[18 000-32 000]

250 000

[210 000-290 000]

Latin

America

1.6 million

[1.4 million- 2.1 million]

35 000

[27 000-54 000]

94 000

[71 000-170 000]

1800

[<1000-7400]

47 000

[39 000- 75 000]

Westernand Central

Europe and

North America

2.3 million

[2.0 million- 3.0 million]

2800

[2300- 3600]

88 000

[44 000-160 000]

<500

[<200-<500]

27 000

[23 000- 34 000]

Eastern Europe

and Central Asia

1.1 million

[980 000- 1.3 million]

14 000

[13 000-14 000]

110 000

[86 000-130 000]

<1000

[<1000-1200]

53 000

[43 000- 69 000]

Caribbean

250 000

[230 000-280 000]

17 000

[14 000-20 000]

12 000

[9400-14 000]

<1000

[<500-<1000]

11 000

[8300- 14 000]

Middle East

and North Africa

230 000

[160 000-330 000]

16 000

[11 000-22 000]

25 000

[14 000-41 000]

2300

[1500-3400]

15 000

[10 000- 21 000]

Global

35 million

[33.2 million-37.2 million]

3.2 million

[2.9 million- 3.5 million]

2.1 million

[1.9 million-2.4 million]

240 000

[210 000-280 000]

1.5 million

[1.4 million-1.7 million]



*Some numbers may not add up due to rounding

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