- It’s estimated that 5,900 people are living with HIV in Scotland
- 5,431 people have been diagnosed
- Another 469 may be infected but are undiagnosed
- 1 in every 920 people in Scotland are living with HIV
- In 2018, there were 320 people in Scotland diagnosed with HIV
We have now reached the first of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets, that is 90% of people living with HIV know their status.
- It’s estimated around 101,600 people are living with HIV in the UK
- 93,800 people have been diagnosed
- Another 7,800 may be infected but are undiagnosed
- 98% of people diagnosed HIV positive are on treatment
- 1 in every 650 people in the UK are living with HIV
- 37.9m people globally are living with HIV
- In 2018, there were 1.7m new HIV infections – this is a 40% decrease in new infections since 1997
- 21.7m people were accessing antiretroviral therapy as of 2017, compared to 19.4m in 2016.
- 79% people globally know their status
For further statistical information about HIV in Scotland, visit Health Protection Scotland’s Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework Data Portal.
- Health Protection Scotland – HIV infection in Scotland: Quarterly report to 31 March 2019
- Public Health England – HIV in the UK 2018 Report
- UNAIDS – Fact Sheet