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HIV/AIDS Statistics and Features by World Region, 2001, 2008 and 2010

Find the number of people affected by HIV/AIDS throughout the world.

World region Adults & children
living with
HIV
Adults & children
newly infected
with HIV
Adult prevalence rate Adult &
child deaths due to AIDS
Sub-Saharan Africa        
2010 21.6–24.1 million 1.7–2.1 million 4.7–5.2% 1.1–1.4 million
2008 20.5–23.6 million 1.6–2.1 million  4.6–5.4 1.3–1.7 million
2001 19.7–23.6 million 1.7–2.7 million 5.5–6.6 1.3–1.9 million
North Africa & Middle East        
2010 350,000–570,000 40,000–73,000 0.2–0.3 25,000–42,000
2008 280,000–510,000 20,000–66,000 0.2–0.4 20,000–35,000
2001 220,000–400,000 17,000–58,000 0.2–0.4 11,000–39,000
South and South-East Asia        
2010 3.6–4.5 million 230,000–340,000 0.3–0.3 210,000–280,000
2008 3.5–5.3 million 150,000–590,000 0.2–0.4 230,000–450,000
2001 2.9–4.5 million 150,000–180,000 0.2–0.4 120,000–220,000
East Asia        
2010 580,000–1.1 million 48,000–160,000 0.1 40,000–76,000
2008 480,000–1.1 million 29,000–84,000 <0.2 24,000–63,000
2001 350,000–510,000 4,900–130,000 <0.2 8200–17,000
Oceania        
2010 48,000–62,000 2,400–4,200 0.2–0.3 1,200–2,000
2008 66,000–193,000 12,000–15,000 0.3–0.5 <1000-1400
2001 19,000–39,000 3,000–5,600 0.1–0.3 1,100
Latin America        
2010 1.2–1.7 million 73,000–140,000 0.3–0.5 45,000–92,000
2008 1.5–2.1 million 88,000–190,000 0.4–0.6 49,000–98,000
2001 1.2–1.6 million 56,000–220,000 0.3–0.5 44,000–100,000
Caribbean        
2010 170,000–220,000 9,400–17,000 0.8–1.0 6,900–12,000
2008 210,000–270,000 16,000–25,000 1.0–1.2 11,000–16,000
2001 180,000–250,000 17,000–25,000 0.9–1.2 13,000–21,000
Eastern Europe & Central Asia        
2010 1.3–1.7 million 110,000–200,000 0.8–1.1 74,000–110,000
2008 1.1–1.9 million 67,000–180,000 0.6–1.1 41,000–88,000
2001 490,000–1.1 million 98,000–340,000 0.3–0.6 5,500–14,000
Western & Central Europe        
2010 770,000–930,000 22,000–39,000 0.2–0.2 8,900–11,000
2008 580,000–1 million 14,000–49,000 0.2–0.4 4,800-17,000
2001 500,000–870,000 19,000–76,000 0.1–0.3 <15,000
North America        
2010 1.0–1.9 million 24,000–130,000 0.5–0.9 16,000–27,000
2008 760,000–2 million 9,600–130,000 0.4-1.0 9,100-55,000
2001 390,000–1.6 million 40,000–63,000 0.4–0.8 18,000–31,000
Source: World Health Organization, UNAIDS. Web: www.unaids.org .

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