Number of people living with HIV

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Number of people living with HIV
The estimated number of current cases of hiv/aids.
IHME, Global Burden of Disease (2024) – with major processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
May 20, 2024
Next expected update
May 2028
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The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study provides a comprehensive assessment of global health trends. This dataset contains the prevalence and incidence counts and rates for 371 diseases and injuries.

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May 20, 2024
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"Global Burden of Disease Collaborative Network. Global Burden of Disease Study 2021 (GBD 2021). Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2024. Available from"

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IHME, Global Burden of Disease (2024) – with major processing by Our World in Data. “Number of people living with HIV” [dataset]. IHME, Global Burden of Disease, “Global Burden of Disease - Prevalence and Incidence” [original data]. Retrieved July 14, 2024 from