Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Prevalence of HIV among adults aged 15–49 (%)

Situation and trends

Globally, 36.7 million [34.0–39.8 million] people were living with HIV at the end of 2015, but around 40% of them did not know their HIV status. 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 (4.4%) with HIV and accounting for nearly 70% of the people living with HIV worldwide.

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