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2004 Statistics
Women and Girls and HIV in Ethiopia
Indicator Value Percentage Source
Number of People Living With HIV/AIDS (est. 2003) 1,474,758 MOH (2004)
Number of Women Living With HIV (est. 2003) 817,000 54.5% MOH (2004)
Number of New HIV infections (est. 2003) 231,415 MOH (2004)
Number of Women with New HIV infection (est. 2003) 124,000 53.7% MOH (2004)
Total HIV Prevalence Rate (%. est. 2003) 4.4% MOH (2004)
HIV Prevalence Amongst Men  (%, est. 2003) 3.8% MOH (2004)
HIV Prevalence Among Women (%, est. 2003) 5.0% MOH (2004)
HIV Positive Pregnancies (est. 2003) 128,122 MOH (2004)
HIV Positive Births (est. 2003) 34,875 MOH (2004)
HIV Positive Births that were Girls 17,000 49% MOH (2004)
Number of Children 0-15 Living with HIV/AIDS (est. 2003) 96,000 MOH (2004)
Number of Girls 0-15 Living with HIV/AIDS (est. 2003) 48,000 50% MOH (2004)
Number of New AIDS Cases (est. 2003) 122,697 MOH (2004)
Number of AIDS Cases in Women (est. 2003) 65,000 53% MOH (2004)
Number of AIDS Deaths (est. 2003) 114,690 MOH (2004)
Number of AIDS Deaths amongst Women (est. 2003) 61,000 53% MOH (2004)
Number of People Living with HIV Newly Requiring ART (est. 2003) 245,394 MOH (2004)
Number of Women Living with HIV Newly Requiring ART (est. 2003) 130,000 53% MOH (2004)
Number of Children Newly Requiring ART (est. 2003) 50,000 MOH (2004)
Number of Children Newly Requiring ART that were Girls (est. 2003) 24,000 48% MOH (2004)
Number of AIDS Orphans (%, est. 2003) 538,674 MOH (2004)
Number of AIDS Orphans that were Girls (%, est. 2003) 269,500 50% MOH (2004)
Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Disease Prevention and Control Department. 2004. AIDS in Ethiopia. 5th Edition. Addis Ababa: Ministry of Health.

According to the AIDS epidemic update 2004 report, the GLOBAL SUMMARY OF THE AIDS EPIDEMIC DECEMBER 2004 looks like the following.

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GLOBAL SUMMARY OF THE AIDS EPIDEMIC DECEMBER 2004
Number of people living with HIV in 2004

Total 39.4 million (35.9–44.3 million)

Adults 37.2 million (33.8–41.7 million)

Women 17.6 million (16.3–19.5 million)

Children under 15 years 2.2 million (2.0–2.6 million)
People newly infected with HIV in 2004

Total 4.9 million (4.3–6.4 million)

Adults 4.3 million (3.7–5.7 million)

Children under 15 years 640 000 (570 000–750 000)
AIDS deaths in 2004

Total 3.1 million (2.8–3.5 million)

Adults 2.6 million (2.3–2.9 million)

Children under 15 years 510 000 (460 000–600 000)
The ranges around the estimates in this table define the boundaries within which the actual numbers lie, based on the best available information.