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UNAIDS Fact sheet: 2015 Statistics


Fact sheet 2016

GLOBAL STATISTICS—2015

  • 17 million people were accessing antiretroviral therapy
  • 36.7 million [34.0 million–39.8 million] people globally were living with HIV
  • 2.1 million [1.8 million–2.4 million] people became newly infected with HIV
  • 1.1 million [940 000–1.3 million] people died from AIDS-related illnesses
  • 78 million [69.5 million–87.6 million] people have become infected with HIV since the start of the epidemic
  • 35 million [29.6 million–40.8 million] people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the epidemic


People living with HIV

  • In 2015, there were 36.7 million [34.0 million–39.8 million] people living with HIV.


People living with HIV accessing antiretroviral therapy

As of December 2015, 17 million people living with HIV were accessing antiretroviral therapy, up from 15.8 million in June 2015 and 7.5 million in 2010.

  • 46% [43–50%] of all adults living with HIV were accessing treatment in 2015, up from 23% [21–25%] in 2010.
  • 49% [42–55%] of all children living with HIV were accessing treatment in 2015, up from 21% [18–23%] in 2010.
  • 77% [69–86%] of pregnant women living with HIV had access to antiretroviral medicines to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies in 2015.


New HIV infections

New HIV infections have fallen by 6% since 2010.

  • Worldwide, 2.1 million [1.8 million–2.4 million] people became newly infected with HIV in 2015, down from 2.2 million [2 million–2.5 million] in 2010.


New HIV infections among children have declined by 50% since 2010.

  • Worldwide, 150 000 [110 000–190 000] children became newly infected with HIV in 2015, down from 290 000 [250 000–350 000] in 2010.


AIDS-related deaths

AIDS-related deaths have fallen by 45% since the peak in 2005.

  • In 2015, 1.1 million [940 000–1.3 million] people died from AIDS-related causes worldwide, compared to 2 million [1.7 million–2.3 million] in 2005.


HIV/tuberculosis
Tuberculosis-related deaths among people living with HIV have fallen by 32% since 2004.

  • Tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death among people living with HIV, accounting for around one in three AIDS-related deaths.
  • In 2014, the percentage of identified HIV-positive tuberculosis patients who started or continued on antiretroviral therapy reached 77%.


Investments

  • At the end of 2015, US$ 19 billion was invested in the AIDS response in low- and middle-income countries (not including the countries that have recently transitioned into high-income categories).
  • Domestic resources constituted 57% of the total resources for HIV in low- and middle-income countries in 2015.
  • Recent updated UNAIDS estimates indicate that US$ 26.2 billion will be required for the AIDS response in 2020, with US$ 23.9 billion required in 2030.


Source: http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet