HIV Statistics

The numbers of those contracting and living with HIV globally goes up every year. Thousands of new cases of HIV are reported in the UK each year and it is an infection that can effect anyone, regardless of age, race or sexual orientation.

HIV diagnoses by year of diagnosis in the UK:

2013 - 6,000 (Men: 4,477 / Women: 1,522)

2012 - 6,245 (Men: 4,504 / Women: 1,740)

2011 - 6,173 (Men: 4,397 / Women: 1,774)

2010 - 6,333 (Men: 4,310 / Women: 2,023)

2009 - 6,634 (Men: 4,457 / Women: 2,177)

2008 - 7,225 (Men: 4,594 / Women: 2,631)

2007 - 7,351 (Men: 4,701 / Women: 2,650)

2006 - 7,446 (Men: 4,493 / Women: 2,953)

2005 - 7,892 (Men: 4,664 / Women: 3,228)

2004 - 7,700 (Men: 4,440 / Women: 3,259)

2003 - 7,280 (Men: 4,039 / Women: 3,241)

2002 - 6,281 (Men: 3,612 / Women: 2,669)

2001 - 5,101 (Men: 3,107 / Women: 1,993)

2000 - 3,954 (Men: 2,518 / Women: 1,436)

1999 - 3,248 (Men: 2,237 / Women: 1,009)

1998 - 2,901 (Men: 2,128 / Women: 772)

First published: Friday, November 1, 2013

Last updated: Monday, October 6, 2014

Sex between men - new HIV diagnoses in the UK:

2013 - 2,947

2012 - 3,037

2011 - 2,839

2010 - 2,729

2009 - 2,746

2008 - 2,756

2007 - 2,834

2006 - 2,607

2005 - 2,640

2004 - 2,419

2003 - 2,111

2002 - 1,920

2001 - 1,772

2000 - 1,562

1999 - 1,421

1998 - 1,408

First published: Friday, November 1, 2013

Last updated: Monday, October 6, 2014

Heterosexual - new HIV diagnoses in the UK:

2013 - 2,135 (Men: 968 / Women: 1,167)

2012 - 2,569 (Men: 1,046 / Women: 1,523)

2011 - 2,815 (Men: 1,234 / Women: 1,581)

2010 - 2,996 (Men: 1,229 / Women: 1,767)

2009 - 3,271 (Men: 1,327 / Women: 1,944)

2008 - 3,913 (Men: 1,487 / Women: 2,426)

2007 - 4,010 (Men: 1,571 / Women: 2,439)

2006 - 4,333 (Men: 1,593 / Women: 2,740)

2005 - 4,794 (Men: 1,734 / Women: 3,060)

2004 - 4,829 (Men: 1,762 / Women: 3,067)

2003 - 4,697 (Men: 1,658 / Women: 3,039)

2002 - 3,986 (Men: 1,470 / Women: 2,516)

2001 - 2,980 (Men: 1,108 / Women: 1,872)

2000 - 2,090 (Men: 783 / Women: 1,307)

1999 - 1,541 (Men: 643 / Women: 897)

1998 - 1,193 (Men: 532 / Women: 660)

First published: Friday, November 1, 2013

Last updated: Monday, October 6, 2014

Injecting drug use - new HIV diagnoses in the UK:

2013 - 112 (Men: 84 / Women: 28)

2012 - 113 (Men: 92 / Women: 21)

2011 - 131 (Men: 98 / Women: 33)

2010 - 148 (Men: 108 / Women: 40)

2009 - 155 (Men: 108 / Women: 47)

2008 - 178 (Men: 133 / Women: 45)

2007 - 176 (Men: 127 / Women: 49)

2006 - 193 (Men: 139 / Women: 54)

2005 - 187 (Men: 143 / Women: 44)

2004 - 155 (Men: 120 / Women: 35)

2003 - 165 (Men: 108 / Women: 57)

2002 - 131 (Men: 100 / Women: 31)

2001 - 146 (Men: 108 / Women: 38)

2000 - 120 (Men: 78 / Women: 42)

1999 - 123 (Men: 84 / Women: 39)

1998 - 155 (Men: 111 / Women: 44)

First published: Friday, November 1, 2013

Last updated: Monday, October 6, 2014

Mother to infant - new HIV diagnoses in the UK:

2013 - 83

2012 - 77

2011 - 105

2010 - 106

2009 - 120

2008 - 107

2007 - 122

2006 - 135

2005 - 135

2004 - 158

2003 - 151

2002 - 124

2001 - 117

2000 - 107

1999 - 93

1998 - 93

First published: Friday, November 1, 2013

Last updated: Monday, October 6, 2014

Recipient of blood or tissue products - new HIV diagnoses in the UK:

2013 - 16 (Men: 09 / Women: 07)

2012 - 18 (Men: 12 / Women: 06)

2011 - 11 (Men: 07 / Women: 04)

2010 - 15 (Men: 08 / Women: 07)

2009 - 15 (Men: 09 / Women: 06)

2008 - 17 (Men: 10 / Women: 07)

2007 - 23 (Men: 12 / Women: 11)

2006 - 35 (Men: 19 / Women: 16)

2005 - 29 (Men: 15 / Women: 14)

2004 - 28 (Men: 10 / Women: 18)

2003 - 36 (Men: 16 / Women: 20)

2002 - 38 (Men: 17 / Women: 21)

2001 - 23 (Men: 14 / Women: 09)

2000 - 29 (Men: 12 / Women: 17)

1999 - 27 (Men: 12 / Women: 15)

1998 - 11 (Men: 03 / Women: 08)

First published: Friday, November 1, 2013

Last updated: Monday, October 6, 2014

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