Every year on December 1, the whole world celebrates World AIDS Day. Global HIV & AIDS statistics — Fact sheet
GLOBAL HIV STATISTICS
28.2 million people were accessing antiretroviral therapy as of 30 June 2021.
37.7 million [30.2 million–45.1 million] people globally were living with HIV in 2020.
1.5 million [1.0 million–2.0 million] people became newly infected with HIV in 2020.
680 000 [480 000–1.0 million] people died from AIDS-related illnesses in 2020.
79.3 million [55.9 million–110 million] people have become infected with HIV since the start of the epidemic.
36.3 million [27.2 million–47.8 million] people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the epidemic.
People living with HIV
In 2020, there were 37.7 million [30.2 million–45.1 million] people living with HIV.
36.0 million [28.9 million–43.2 million] adults.
1.7 million [1.2 million–2.2 million] children (0–14 years).
53% of all people living with HIV were women and girls.
84% [67– >98%] of all people living with HIV knew their HIV status in 2020.
About 6.1 million [4.9 million–7.3 million] people did not know that they were living with HIV in 2020.