South Africa - Prevalence of HIV

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

Prevalence of HIV, total (% of population ages 15-49) in South Africa was 20.40 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 20.50 in 2017, while its lowest value was 0.40 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 0.40
1991 0.70
1992 1.20
1993 2.00
1994 3.10
1995 4.50
1996 6.20
1997 8.00
1998 9.70
1999 11.30
2000 12.60
2001 13.80
2002 14.70
2003 15.50
2004 16.20
2005 16.80
2006 17.30
2007 17.70
2008 18.10
2009 18.50
2010 18.90
2011 19.30
2012 19.60
2013 19.90
2014 20.10
2015 20.30
2016 20.40
2017 20.50
2018 20.40

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

Prevalence of HIV, female (% ages 15-24) in South Africa was 11.30 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 16.40 in 2003, while its lowest value was 0.60 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 0.60
1991 1.00
1992 1.70
1993 2.90
1994 4.50
1995 6.40
1996 8.60
1997 10.90
1998 12.70
1999 14.20
2000 15.30
2001 15.90
2002 16.30
2003 16.40
2004 16.30
2005 16.20
2006 16.00
2007 15.60
2008 15.30
2009 14.90
2010 14.60
2011 14.20
2012 13.80
2013 13.40
2014 13.00
2015 12.60
2016 12.20
2017 11.80
2018 11.30

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

Prevalence of HIV, male (% ages 15-24) in South Africa was 3.70 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 5.00 in 2001, while its lowest value was 0.20 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 0.20
1991 0.40
1992 0.70
1993 1.10
1994 1.70
1995 2.50
1996 3.20
1997 3.90
1998 4.40
1999 4.80
2000 4.90
2001 5.00
2002 4.90
2003 4.90
2004 4.80
2005 4.70
2006 4.60
2007 4.40
2008 4.30
2009 4.20
2010 4.10
2011 4.00
2012 3.90
2013 3.80
2014 3.80
2015 3.80
2016 3.80
2017 3.70
2018 3.70

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors