Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
What kind of countries go to war?
Patheos - 9/2/2015 8:21:50 PM
Today, it provides a massive database on Who fought, when, and all kinds other facts and statistics for every conflict ... and stability generally known as the Second World War. Of course, European countries in WWII were quite religious by today’s ...
Pakistan drug crisis grows, with little funding for treatment
Big News Network - 9/3/2015 3:09:51 AM
The report, released last year, said cannabis, opioid and tranquilizer use were the highest in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with prevalence rates ... 200 adult drug addicts in treatment, of whom 150 adults and 15 children are also being treated for HIV/AIDS.
Banking System Access Eludes Women Globally
Economy Watch - 9/4/2015 3:40:17 PM
Around the world ... statistics on women in prison. They report that women comprise only 1.5% of prisoners in Pakistan, 2% in Nigeria, 5.1% in Indonesia and 5.3% in Kenya. In fact, the percentage of women in prison is in single digits in nearly 95% of ...
HIV/AIDS Management Online Certificate Course
ReliefWeb - 9/1/2015 10:43:12 AM
Course Background In the world today, HIV/AIDS continues to be a major health and development challenge with the following alarming statistics ... An estimated 1.2 million adults and children died of AIDS, accounting for 71 percent of the world ...
More young adults relying on ‘Bank of Mom and Dad’: study
Global News - 9/2/2015 11:24:58 AM
WATCH: A new survey has some surprising statistics on how many parents are rearranging their financial future to help their adult children ... what they’ve done–coming from a different country to work here in Vancouver–and I can’t even cut it ...
Combating illiteracy in Nigeria
Punch - 9/3/2015 11:12:27 PM
If our world ... among the adults. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, adult illiteracy rate in Nigeria stands at 56.9 per cent. Expectedly, the states mostly affected by the Boko Haram insurgents in the northern part of the country recorded ...
Global Weight Management Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast To 2020: Acute Market Reports
Live-PR - 9/4/2015 6:50:35 AM
Some of the factors driving the growth of the global weight management market are increasing rate of obesity, increasing disposable income, increasing government support, and technological advancements. In addition, increasing prevalence of lifestyle ...
Most Canadians believe their country should do more for migrants: poll
The Windsor Star - 9/4/2015 3:51:37 AM
Most Canadians believe the country needs to “step up and do its part” in the global migrant crisis after the image ... values are expected to hit 40C and higher Saturday and Sunday. Statistics Canada says Windsor's unemployment rate was nine per ...
U.S. adult smoking rate drops to 15 percent: CDC
China - 9/1/2015 9:41:46 PM
The cigarette smoking rate among U.S. adults dropped to about 15 percent in the first three months of the year, according to new data published Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That is the lowest prevalence of adult ...
Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer
Forex Report Daily - 8/27/2015 4:18:25 PM
This new study was conducted in 188 countries by an worldwide research team working on a project ... Owing to the deterioration of mortality and illness rates due to HIV/AIDS and malaria in the last ten years, health has enhanced to a great deal across ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...
All NYC inmates ages 18 to 21 to be housed in single jail
The Kansas City Star - 9/4/2015 2:21:33 PM
It departs from a long-standing practice of housing young adult inmates among more hardened, experienced prisoners — and builds on an inmate management strategy commonly used in juvenile jails across the country to promote and reward good behavior.
Global Market Study On Human Insulin: Asia Pacific To Witness Fastest Growth By 2020
The Street - 8/24/2015 9:22:37 PM
Diabetes is more common in aged people; however, its prevalence is steadily increasing in adults and children ... Asia Pacific is expected to show fast growth rates in the next five years in the global human insulin market. China and India are expected ...
Ain't I a Woman?: National HIV/AIDS Strategy Fails Sex Workers, Transgender Women Burdened by the Criminal Justice System
Human Rights Watch - 8/25/2015 8:52:48 PM
Incarceration is associated with increased HIV risk, interference with medication regimens and poorer outcomes once infected, so the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy ... the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 34% of transgender adult inmates reported sexual ...