Country Comparison > HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

RankCountryHIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)
1Swaziland25.9
2Botswana24.8
3Lesotho23.6
4South Africa17.8
5Zimbabwe14.3
6Zambia13.5
7Namibia13.1
8Mozambique11.5
9Malawi11
10Uganda6.5
11Kenya6.3
12Tanzania5.6
13Cameroon5.3
14Gabon5.2
15Equatorial Guinea5
16Central African Republic4.7
17Nigeria3.6
18Cote d'Ivoire3.4
19Congo, Republic of the3.4
20Chad3.4
21Burundi3.3
22Togo3.2
23South Sudan3.1
24Bahamas, The3.1
25Rwanda2.9
26Guinea-Bissau2.5
27Djibouti2.5
28Belize2.3
29Angola2
30Gambia, The2
31Haiti1.9
32Ghana1.8
33Jamaica1.7
34Sierra Leone1.6
35Liberia1.5
36Trinidad and Tobago1.5
37Barbados1.4
38Guinea1.3
39Thailand1.3
40Burkina Faso1.2
41Guyana1.2
42Estonia1.2
43Benin1.2
44Sudan1.1
45Ukraine1.1
46Russia1
47Suriname1
48Mali1
49Mauritius1
50Panama0.9
51Papua New Guinea0.9
52Senegal0.9
53Dominican Republic0.9
54Eritrea0.8
55El Salvador0.8
56Honduras0.8
57Guatemala0.8
58Niger0.8
59Mauritania0.7
60Latvia0.7
61Somalia0.7
62Portugal0.6
63Burma0.6
64United States0.6
65Uruguay0.5
66Argentina0.5
67Cambodia0.5
68Colombia0.5
69Malaysia0.5
70Moldova0.4
71Peru0.4
72Nepal0.4
73Spain0.4
74Switzerland0.4
75Chile0.4
76France0.4
77Ecuador0.4
78Vietnam0.4
79Italy0.3
80Iceland0.3
81India0.3
82Costa Rica0.3
83Belarus0.3
84Canada0.3
85Austria0.3
86Bermuda0.3
87Paraguay0.3
88Mexico0.3
89Luxembourg0.3
90Libya0.3
91Kyrgyzstan0.3
92Laos0.2
93Madagascar0.2
94Netherlands0.2
95Nicaragua0.2
96United Arab Emirates0.2
97Belgium0.2
98Bolivia0.2
99Bahrain0.2
100Bhutan0.2
101Iran0.2
102Israel0.2
103Indonesia0.2
104Denmark0.2
105Ireland0.2
106United Kingdom0.2
107Tajikistan0.2
108Uzbekistan0.1
109Yemen0.1
110Cuba0.1
111Egypt0.1
112Georgia0.1
113Czech Republic0.1
114Finland0.1
115Fiji0.1
116Iraq0.1
117Japan0.1
118Croatia0.1
119Hungary0.1
120Hong Kong0.1
121Germany0.1
122Greece0.1
123Bulgaria0.1
124Brunei0.1
125Sri Lanka0.1
126Comoros0.1
127China0.1
128Australia0.1
129Algeria0.1
130Azerbaijan0.1
131Armenia0.1
132Bosnia and Herzegovina0.1
133Bangladesh0.1
134Sweden0.1
135Syria0.1
136Tunisia0.1
137Turkey0.1
138Turkmenistan0.1
139Slovenia0.1
140Singapore0.1
141New Zealand0.1
142Pakistan0.1
143Poland0.1
144Qatar0.1
145Serbia0.1
146Romania0.1
147Philippines0.1
148Norway0.1
149Morocco0.1
150Mongolia0.1
151Macedonia0.1
152Malta0.1
153Oman0.1
154Maldives0.1
155Lithuania0.1
156Slovakia0.1
157Lebanon0.1
158Jordan0.1
159Korea, South0.1
160Kuwait0.1
161Kazakhstan0.1
162Cape Verde0.04
163Afghanistan0.01
164Saudi Arabia0.01
165Svalbard0

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, 2012

See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map

Related News

HIV prevalence rate drops to 3.4% in Nigeria
World Stage - 2/24/2015 5:23:19 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- The HIV/AIDs prevalence rate in Nigeria has dropped ... attributed the decrease in the rate of the HIV/AIDS infection in the country to extensive awareness of the virus by Nigerians. He stated that the HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination ...

Nigeria’s HIV prevalence rate drops to 3.4% –Idoko
Punch - 2/23/2015 11:03:56 PM
The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Nigeria has dropped from ... John Idoko, attributed the decrease in the rate of the HIV/AIDS infection in the country to extensive awareness of the virus by Nigerians. Idoko spoke on the HIV/AIDS Anti-discrimination Bill ...

Sub-Saharan Africans rate their well-being and health care among the lowest in the world
Medical Xpress - 2/25/2015 9:07:01 PM
Sub-Saharan Africans rate their own wellbeing, their health and their health-care systems among the lowest in the world ... countries, higher prevalence is associated with more people perceiving improvement. "It is possible that the first phase of the HIV ...

World Food Program Faces Food Shortage for HIV/AIDS Patients
Med India - 2/23/2015 11:36:44 AM
The World Food Program (WFP) has warned that thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso could soon face ... The U.N estimates show that adult prevalence rate in 2001 was 6.5% and has reduced to less than 1% and there are 110,000 people ...

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.

Zimbabwe health aide blames Catholics, Adventists for HIV persistence
Ecumenical News - 3/4/2015 1:06:16 PM
Stamps said had it not been because of hypocrites, Zimbabwe would not have recorded high prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS. At one point the country's HIV prevalence ... an estimated 60 percent of Zimbabwean adults living with HIV at the end of 2011 were female.

Sub-Saharan Africans rate their health care lowest in the world
Science Codex - 2/25/2015 9:54:09 AM
Sub-Saharan Africans rate their own wellbeing, their health and their health-care systems among the lowest in the world ... countries, higher prevalence is associated with more people perceiving improvement. "It is possible that the first phase of the HIV ...

Swaziland's King Mswati III pledges to stamp out HIV/Aids by 2022
Daily Telegraph - 3/4/2015 8:44:24 PM
At present, Swaziland is ranked among the poorest countries in the world, with 63 per cent of its inhabitants living below the poverty line of less than US$1.25 per day. It has the world's highest prevalence of HIV/Aids, with 26.5 per cent of 15 to 49 year ...

Burkina Faso: Food aid shortage threatens HIV patients
News24 - 2/21/2015 5:37:01 PM
Ouagadougou - The World Food Programme warns it ... The United Nations HIV/Aids agency estimates there are 110 000 people living with HIV in Burkina Faso. The adult prevalence rate is just under 1%, down from a high of 6.5% in 2001.

Nigeria's HIV/Aids Situation May Worsen - Naca
AllAfrica - 3/2/2015 8:50:57 AM
Abuja — Despite the decline in the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, the behavioural pattern of ... is on the rise in the country. NACA, however, called on the religious, traditional and well-respected Nigerians to get involved in sensitising ...

Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics
The Sun Chronicle - 3/3/2015 1:21:47 PM
It didn’t help that autism prevalence ... a country where individual freedoms are sometimes celebrated at the expense of the communal good. “No other country relies on mandatory vaccinations as significantly as the U.S. does to insure high rates ...

Special report: Obesity rate in the UAE double the world average
The National - 2/19/2015 12:07:07 AM
Obesity is on the rise globally and UAE is not faring well compared to other countries. More than 2.1 billion ... “The UAE ranks among the highest obesity rates in the world, for adults and children, and unfortunately there are no great solutions to ...

Preventing Sickle Cell Disease through Genetic Counseling
This Day Live - 3/4/2015 4:12:23 PM
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over ... one million persons living with sickle cell disorder. A prevalence rate that has resulted in Nigeria commonly referred to as the country with the highest level of sickle cell disorder in Africa.

Love, Behavior, and Incentives in the Time of HIV/AIDS
The World Bank - 3/2/2015 11:24:16 PM
and nine countries in Southern Africa have prevalence rates greater than 10 percent. While globally infection rates and mortality rates have declined, advances in anti-retroviral drug treatments have meant that more people are living with HIV/AIDS.

Israeli diet ranks among healthiest in world
Israel 21c - 3/2/2015 12:11:23 PM
Israelis boast among the healthiest diets in the world, according to a new study in The Lancet ... of the University of Cambridge — looked at dietary habits of adults in 187 countries. The researchers used surveys and UN reports as measurement for ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview