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

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