Lesotho - Prevalence of HIV

Prevalence of HIV, total (% of population ages 15-49)

Prevalence of HIV, total (% of population ages 15-49) in Lesotho was 23.40 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 23.40 in 2014, while its lowest value was 1.20 in 1990.

Definition: Prevalence of HIV refers to the percentage of people ages 15-49 who are infected with HIV.

Source: UNAIDS estimates.

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Year Value
1990 1.20
1991 2.30
1992 4.00
1993 6.80
1994 10.30
1995 14.20
1996 17.60
1997 19.90
1998 21.30
1999 22.10
2000 22.50
2001 22.70
2002 22.80
2003 22.80
2004 22.90
2005 22.90
2006 23.00
2007 23.10
2008 23.20
2009 23.20
2010 23.30
2011 23.40
2012 23.40
2013 23.40
2014 23.40

Prevalence of HIV, female (% ages 15-24)

Prevalence of HIV, female (% ages 15-24) in Lesotho was 10.20 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 15.10 in 1998, while its lowest value was 1.00 in 1990.

Definition: Prevalence of HIV is the percentage of people who are infected with HIV. Youth rates are as a percentage of the relevant age group.

Source: UNAIDS estimates.

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Year Value
1990 1.00
1991 1.80
1992 3.30
1993 5.60
1994 8.70
1995 11.80
1996 14.10
1997 15.10
1998 15.10
1999 14.50
2000 13.80
2001 13.20
2002 12.60
2003 12.30
2004 12.00
2005 12.00
2006 11.90
2007 11.90
2008 11.70
2009 11.50
2010 11.10
2011 10.80
2012 10.50
2013 10.30
2014 10.20

Prevalence of HIV, male (% ages 15-24)

Prevalence of HIV, male (% ages 15-24) in Lesotho was 5.90 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 9.30 in 1997, while its lowest value was 0.80 in 1990.

Definition: Prevalence of HIV is the percentage of people who are infected with HIV. Youth rates are as a percentage of the relevant age group.

Source: UNAIDS estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1990 0.80
1991 1.40
1992 2.50
1993 3.90
1994 5.80
1995 7.60
1996 8.90
1997 9.30
1998 9.00
1999 8.40
2000 7.80
2001 7.20
2002 6.80
2003 6.60
2004 6.40
2005 6.40
2006 6.40
2007 6.40
2008 6.30
2009 6.20
2010 6.10
2011 6.00
2012 5.90
2013 5.90
2014 5.90

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors