Country Comparison > HIV/AIDS - deaths > TOP 20

RankCountryHIV/AIDS - deaths
2South Africa235,100
12Congo, Democratic Republic of the31,700
13Cote d'Ivoire31,200
19United States17,000

Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map

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