Global situation and trends: Since the beginning of the epidemic, almost 75 million people have been infected with the HIV virus and about 36 million people have died of HIV. Globally, 35.3 million [32.2–38.8 million] people were living with HIV at the end of 2012. An estimated 0.8% of adults aged
15–49 years worldwide are living with HIV, although the burden of the epidemic continues to vary considerably between countries and regions. Sub-Saharan Africa remains most severely affected, with nearly 1 in every 20 adults living with HIV and accounting for 71% of the people living with HIV worldwide.
People living with HIV/AIDS
35.3 millionpeople living with HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2012Number of people (all ages) living with HIV
1.6 millionpeople died of AIDS-related illnesses worldwide in 2012Number of deaths due to HIV
119countries reported a total of 95 million people tested in 2010Facilities with HIV testing and counselling