General Article People living with HIV in the UK

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The overall proportion of people living with HIV in the UK was estimated to be 0.15%, or one in 650. The proportion of men living with HIV in the UK was estimated to be 0.20%, or one in 500, while the proportion of women living with HIV in the UK was estimated to be 0.09% or one in 1,000.

This information is based on the Health Protection Agency’s calculations for 2011 as seen in their HIV in the United Kingdom: 2012 Report.

 

How many people have been diagnosed and are receiving HIV specialist care?

In 2011 there were 73,659 people in the UK living with a diagnosed HIV infection and receiving care.

 

How has this been changing over time?

The number of people receiving HIV specialist care has increased every year in the last decade, from 30,849 in 2002 to 73,659 in 2011. This is a 58% increase.

 

What about people of different genders?

About two thirds of people receiving HIV s

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