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

RankCountryHIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
1South Africa5,600,000
2Nigeria3,300,000
3India2,400,000
4Kenya1,500,000
5Mozambique1,400,000
6Tanzania1,400,000
7Uganda1,200,000
8United States1,200,000
9Zimbabwe1,200,000
10Russia980,000
11Zambia980,000
12Malawi920,000
13China740,000
14Cameroon610,000
15Thailand530,000
16Cote d'Ivoire450,000
17Ukraine350,000
18Botswana320,000
19Indonesia310,000
20Lesotho290,000

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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