HIV/AIDS in the United States
1.1 million people are living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
Nearly 40,000 people contract HIV every year in the U.S.
In the past six years, new HIV infections in the U.S. have fallen 18 percent.
About 1 in 7 (13%) people living with HIV in the U.S. don’t know they have it.
An estimated 1 in 3 black gay men in major U.S. cities is HIV positive.
Approximately 1 in 4 people living with HIV infection in the U.S. is a woman.
More than 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses are among young people between the ages of 13 and 24.
About 50 percent of youth with HIV are undiagnosed, are not getting treated, and therefore can unknowingly pass the virus on to others.
HIV/AIDS Around the World
Nearly 37 million people are living with HIV/AIDS around the world.
More than 20 million people have access to lifesaving antiretroviral therapy worldwide.
More than 1.8 million people were newly infected with HIV in 2016.
Last year, 1 million people died from AIDS-related causes.
Worldwide, women constitute more than half of all people living with HIV.
In 2016, there were more than 2 million children below the age of 15 living with HIV.
There were 120,000 AIDS-related deaths among children below the age of 15 in 2016.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, 78 million people have contracted HIV and 35 million people have died of AIDS-related causes.