* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 132 countries was 1.8 percent.The highest value was in Swaziland: 26.8 percent and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0.1 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries HIV infections, 2020 Global rank Available data
Swaziland 26.8 1 1990 - 2020
Lesotho 21.1 2 1990 - 2020
Botswana 19.9 3 1990 - 2020
South Africa 19.1 4 1990 - 2020
Zimbabwe 11.9 5 1990 - 2020
Namibia 11.6 6 1990 - 2020
Mozambique 11.5 7 1990 - 2020
Zambia 11.1 8 1990 - 2020
Malawi 8.1 9 1990 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 7.3 10 1990 - 2020
Uganda 5.4 11 1990 - 2020
Tanzania 4.7 12 1990 - 2020
Kenya 4.2 13 1990 - 2020
R. of Congo 3.3 14 1990 - 2020
Cameroon 3 15 1990 - 2020
Gabon 3 16 1990 - 2020
G.-Bissau 3 17 1990 - 2020
C.A. Republic 2.9 18 1990 - 2020
Rwanda 2.5 19 1990 - 2020
Ivory Coast 2.1 20 1990 - 2020
Togo 2 21 1990 - 2020
Haiti 1.9 22 1990 - 2020
Angola 1.8 23 1990 - 2020
Gambia 1.8 24 1990 - 2020
Ghana 1.7 25 1990 - 2020
Mauritius 1.7 26 1990 - 2020
Sierra Leone 1.5 27 1990 - 2020
Guinea 1.4 28 1990 - 2020
Jamaica 1.4 29 1990 - 2020
Guyana 1.3 30 1990 - 2020
Nigeria 1.3 31 1990 - 2020
Bahamas 1.2 32 1990 - 2020
Belize 1.2 33 1990 - 2020
Chad 1.1 34 1990 - 2020
Liberia 1.1 35 1990 - 2020
Suriname 1.1 36 1990 - 2020
Burundi 1 37 1990 - 2020
Panama 1 38 1990 - 2020
Thailand 1 39 1990 - 2020
Ukraine 1 40 1990 - 2020
Benin 0.9 41 1990 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 0.9 42 1990 - 2020
Ethiopia 0.9 43 1990 - 2020
Mali 0.9 44 1990 - 2020
Papua N.G. 0.9 45 1990 - 2020
Djibouti 0.8 46 1990 - 2020
Estonia 0.8 47 1990 - 2020
Moldova 0.8 48 1990 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0.7 49 1990 - 2020
DR Congo 0.7 50 1990 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 0.7 51 1990 - 2020
Brazil 0.6 52 1990 - 2020
Chile 0.6 53 1990 - 2020
Belarus 0.5 54 1990 - 2020
Cambodia 0.5 55 1990 - 2020
Cape Verde 0.5 56 1990 - 2020
El Salvador 0.5 57 1990 - 2020
Eritrea 0.5 58 1990 - 2020
Portugal 0.5 59 1990 - 2020
Venezuela 0.5 60 1990 - 2020
Argentina 0.4 61 1990 - 2020
Colombia 0.4 62 1990 - 2020
Costa Rica 0.4 63 1990 - 2020
Indonesia 0.4 64 1990 - 2020
Malaysia 0.4 65 1990 - 2020
Mexico 0.4 66 1990 - 2020
Spain 0.4 67 1990 - 2020
Uruguay 0.4 68 1990 - 2020
Ecuador 0.3 69 1990 - 2020
Georgia 0.3 70 1990 - 2020
Kazakhstan 0.3 71 1990 - 2020
Laos 0.3 72 1990 - 2020
Madagascar 0.3 73 1990 - 2020
Mauritania 0.3 74 1990 - 2020
Paraguay 0.3 75 1990 - 2020
Peru 0.3 76 1990 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0.3 77 1990 - 2020
Senegal 0.3 78 1990 - 2020
Vietnam 0.3 79 1990 - 2020
Euro area 0.22 80 1990 - 2020
Armenia 0.2 81 1990 - 2020
Bhutan 0.2 82 1990 - 2020
Bolivia 0.2 83 1990 - 2020
Fiji 0.2 84 1990 - 2020
Greece 0.2 85 1990 - 2020
Guatemala 0.2 86 1990 - 2020
Honduras 0.2 87 1990 - 2020
Ireland 0.2 88 1990 - 2020
Italy 0.2 89 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 0.2 90 1990 - 2020
Netherlands 0.2 91 1990 - 2020
Nicaragua 0.2 92 1990 - 2020
Niger 0.2 93 1990 - 2020
Pakistan 0.2 94 1990 - 2020
Philippines 0.2 95 1990 - 2020
Singapore 0.2 96 1990 - 2020
Sudan 0.2 97 1990 - 2020
Switzerland 0.2 98 1990 - 2020
Tajikistan 0.2 99 1990 - 2020
Uzbekistan 0.2 100 1990 - 2020
Afghanistan 0.1 101 1990 - 2020
Albania 0.1 102 1990 - 2020
Algeria 0.1 103 1990 - 2020
Australia 0.1 104 1990 - 2020
Azerbaijan 0.1 105 1990 - 2020
Comoros 0.1 106 1990 - 2020
Croatia 0.1 107 1990 - 2020
Denmark 0.1 108 1990 - 2020
Egypt 0.1 109 1990 - 2020
Germany 0.1 110 1990 - 2020
Iceland 0.1 111 1990 - 2020
Iran 0.1 112 1990 - 2020
Japan 0.1 113 1990 - 2020
Jordan 0.1 114 1990 - 2020
Lebanon 0.1 115 1990 - 2020
Libya 0.1 116 1990 - 2020
Mongolia 0.1 117 1990 - 2020
Montenegro 0.1 118 1990 - 2020
Morocco 0.1 119 1990 - 2020
Nepal 0.1 120 1990 - 2020
New Zealand 0.1 121 1990 - 2020
Qatar 0.1 122 1990 - 2020
Romania 0.1 123 1990 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 0.1 124 1990 - 2020
Serbia 0.1 125 1990 - 2020
Slovenia 0.1 126 1990 - 2020
Somalia 0.1 127 1990 - 2020
Sri Lanka 0.1 128 1990 - 2020
Syria 0.1 129 1990 - 2020
Tunisia 0.1 130 1990 - 2020
UA Emirates 0.1 131 1990 - 2020
Yemen 0.1 132 1990 - 2020


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