ARC Facts

  • In 2014, an estimated 36.9 million people globally were living with HIV Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015
  • An estimated 25.8 million people were living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa In 2014 Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015
  • An estimated 1.2 million people died from AIDS-related causes worldwide in 2014 Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015
  • Worldwide, an estimated 2 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2014, down from 3.1 million Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015
  • Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 66% of the global total of new HIV infections. Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015
  • In sub-Saharan Africa, an estimate of 790 000 people died of AIDS-related causes in 2014. Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015
  • Tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death among people living with HIV, accounting for around one in three AIDS-related deaths. Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015
  • The number of AIDS-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa fell by 48%, Between 2004 and 2014 Source: UNAIDS Factsheet 2015