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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HIV/AIDS Afflicts Migrants Living in Wealthy Countries
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People with HIV Living Longer
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Why We Should Care: HIV/AIDS Around the World
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World Aids Day: Living with HIV
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People with HIV living longer
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Protection of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
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World struggling to treat HIV/AIDS
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