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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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