Lesotho - Prevalence of HIV

Prevalence of HIV, total (% of population ages 15-49)

Prevalence of HIV, total (% of population ages 15-49) in Lesotho was 25.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 25.00 in 2016, while its lowest value was 1.30 in 1990.

Definition: Prevalence of HIV refers to the percentage of people ages 15-49 who are infected with HIV.

Source: UNAIDS estimates.

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Year Value
1990 1.30
1991 2.50
1992 4.20
1993 6.40
1994 9.20
1995 12.20
1996 15.20
1997 17.90
1998 19.90
1999 21.50
2000 22.50
2001 23.00
2002 23.20
2003 23.20
2004 23.00
2005 22.80
2006 22.60
2007 22.60
2008 22.80
2009 23.00
2010 23.30
2011 23.70
2012 24.10
2013 24.40
2014 24.70
2015 24.90
2016 25.00

Prevalence of HIV, female (% ages 15-24)

Prevalence of HIV, female (% ages 15-24) in Lesotho was 13.90 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 19.00 in 1999, while its lowest value was 1.40 in 1990.

Definition: Prevalence of HIV, female is the percentage of females who are infected with HIV. Youth rates are as a percentage of the relevant age group.

Source: UNAIDS estimates.

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Year Value
1990 1.40
1991 2.60
1992 4.40
1993 6.80
1994 9.70
1995 12.60
1996 15.30
1997 17.30
1998 18.50
1999 19.00
2000 18.90
2001 18.40
2002 17.50
2003 16.60
2004 15.60
2005 14.80
2006 14.30
2007 13.90
2008 13.60
2009 13.50
2010 13.50
2011 13.50
2012 13.60
2013 13.80
2014 13.90
2015 13.90
2016 13.90

Prevalence of HIV, male (% ages 15-24)

Prevalence of HIV, male (% ages 15-24) in Lesotho was 6.30 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 8.00 in 1999, while its lowest value was 0.80 in 1990.

Definition: Prevalence of HIV, male is the percentage of males who are infected with HIV. Youth rates are as a percentage of the relevant age group.

Source: UNAIDS estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1990 0.80
1991 1.40
1992 2.20
1993 3.30
1994 4.50
1995 5.80
1996 6.80
1997 7.60
1998 7.90
1999 8.00
2000 7.70
2001 7.40
2002 6.90
2003 6.50
2004 6.10
2005 5.80
2006 5.60
2007 5.50
2008 5.50
2009 5.50
2010 5.60
2011 5.70
2012 5.90
2013 6.00
2014 6.10
2015 6.20
2016 6.30

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors