We regularly update our statistics, making sure you have access to the most up to date information about HIV and hepatitis C.
Here are the latest statistics on HIV.
- It’s estimated that 6,026 people are living with HIV in Scotland
- 5,484 people have been diagnosed
- Another 542 may be infected but are undiagnosed
- 1 in every 902 people in Scotland are living with HIV
- In 2018, there were 320 people in Scotland diagnosed with HIV
Scotland has now reached the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets:
- 91% of people living with HIV have been diagnosed
- 98% of those diagnosed are receiving treatment
- 94% of those on treatment are undetectable
- 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.
Here are the latest statistics on Hepatitis C.
- An estimated 21,000 people in Scotland are living with chronic hepatitis C
- As many as 10,500 (50%) of these people have never been diagnosed – meaning they cannot access effective treatments
- In 2018, there were 1,423 new cases of hepatitis C diagnosed in Scotland, and over 2,600 people started treatment
- It is estimated that around 113,000 people are living with hepatitis C in the UK
- Hepatitis C related deaths fell by 16% between 2014 and 2017
- There has been 127% increase in people accessing hepatitis C treatment compared to pre-2015 levels
- An estimated 71 million people globally are living with chronic hepatitis C
- An estimated 399,000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver diseases
For further statistical information about hepatitis C in Scotland, visit Health Protection Scotland’s Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework Data Portal.