Costa Rica: HIV infections

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 Costa Rica

Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49

 Latest value 0.50
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 0.26
 Min - Max 0.10 - 0.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 0.26 percent with a minimum of 0.1 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 0.5 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 0.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 136 countries is 1.65 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Costa Rica - HIV infections - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Costa Rica - HIV infections - historical chart - 1990-2021




Definition: Prevalence of HIV refers to the percentage of people ages 15-49 who are infected with HIV.

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 Birth rate 11.87 2021 births per 1000 people
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