Country Comparison > HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS > TOP 20

RankCountryHIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
1South Africa5,600,000
8United States1,200,000
16Cote d'Ivoire450,000

Definition: This entry gives an estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS map

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Achieving an HIV/AIDS-free generation
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Bishop: Like Christ, walk with those suffering from HIV/AIDS
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World Aids Day: How Ireland is living with HIV/AIDS for more than 30 years
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Over 80 villagers contract HIV/AIDS in Cambodia - 12/16/2014 11:28:29 PM
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WHO warning as China says nearly 500,000 living with HIV
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Forging a brighter future for disabled children living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya
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and manage smaller projects that contribute to the national response to HIV/AIDS. Kenya has the fourth largest HIV epidemic in the world. In 2012, an estimated 1.6 million people were living with HIV and roughly 57,000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses.

‘Don't stigmatize people living with HIV/Aids’
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He was prompted to become an HIV/Aids activist after living with infected people in his home area in Bengal and saw the need to help fight the disease. “HIV/Aids is deadlier than cancer,” he said. The campaigner hopes to reach 191 countries in his ...

People are living longer—study
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What It's Like To Live With HIV In Brazil, The World's Greatest HIV/AIDS Success Story
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By the early 1990s, the country had similar infection rates to South Africa, which now has one of the highest rates of the disease in the world (including ... funding for HIV/AIDS programs dries up and a generation of young people emerges that didn't ...

Why We Should Care: HIV/AIDS Around the World
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Every minute, five young people around the globe are infected with HIV. The HIV/AIDS pandemic ... are 5.8 million people living with HIV in South and Southeast Asia. India is the largest country with HIV-infected people in the world. The sex industry ...

Around 100 people attended World AIDS Day event
MC Herald - 12/15/2014 4:27:20 PM
Approximated 100 people attended the World AIDS Day event hosted by the Clinton Alumnae ... The audience was informed that there are 1.1 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S., 180,000 don't know they are infected, and 36 million people have ...

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