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 22.90 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 22.90 in 2013, while its lowest value was 0.70 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 0.70
1991 1.50
1992 2.90
1993 5.10
1994 7.90
1995 11.30
1996 14.50
1997 17.20
1998 19.30
1999 20.70
2000 21.60
2001 22.10
2002 22.20
2003 22.20
2004 22.10
2005 22.00
2006 21.90
2007 22.00
2008 22.30
2009 22.50
2010 22.70
2011 22.80
2012 22.90
2013 22.90

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

Prevalence of HIV, female (% ages 15-24) in Lesotho was 10.50 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 15.10 in 1999, while its lowest value was 0.60 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 0.60
1991 1.30
1992 2.50
1993 4.30
1994 6.80
1995 9.60
1996 12.00
1997 13.80
1998 14.80
1999 15.10
2000 14.80
2001 14.30
2002 13.60
2003 12.90
2004 12.40
2005 11.90
2006 11.60
2007 11.40
2008 11.40
2009 11.40
2010 11.10
2011 10.80
2012 10.70
2013 10.50

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

Prevalence of HIV, male (% ages 15-24) in Lesotho was 5.80 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 8.80 in 1998, while its lowest value was 0.50 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 0.50
1991 1.00
1992 1.80
1993 3.00
1994 4.50
1995 6.20
1996 7.50
1997 8.40
1998 8.80
1999 8.70
2000 8.40
2001 7.90
2002 7.40
2003 7.00
2004 6.60
2005 6.30
2006 6.10
2007 6.10
2008 6.10
2009 6.10
2010 5.90
2011 5.80
2012 5.80
2013 5.80

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors