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2005 Statistics
Global Summary of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
[Source: AIDS Epidemic Update, UNAIDS, December 2005]
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Number of people living with HIV/AIDS in 2005
Total 40.3 million (36.7-45.3 million)
Adults 38.0 million (34.5-42.6 million)
Women 17.5 million (16.2-19.3 million)
Children under 15 years 2.3 million (2.1-2.8 million)
People newly infected with HIV in 2005
Total 4.9 million (4.3-6.6 million)
Adults 4.2 million (3.6-5.8 million)
Children under 15 years 700 000 (630 000-820 000)
AIDS deaths in 2005
Total 3.1 million (2.8-3.6 million)
Adults 2.6 million (2.3-2.9 million)
Children under 15 years 570, 000 (510 000-670 000)
AIDS in Ethiopia Main Indicators
[Source: AIDS in Ethiopia 5th Report, Ministry of Health, June 2004]
National

TOTAL URBAN RURAL
Adult HIV Prevalence (15-49 yrs. %) 4.4 12.6 2.6
Adult HIV Incidence (%) 0.68 1.82 0.46
HIV Positive Pregnancies 128,000 50,000 78,000
HIV Positive Births 35,000 14,000 21,000
No. of HIV-post persons Needing ART 245,000 140,000 105,000
AIDS orphans 539,000 343,000 195,000
Total Orphans 4,554,000 766,000 3,788,000
People Living with HIV All Ages 1,475,000 724,000 751,000
Children 96,000 46,000 50,000
New HIV Infections All Ages 231,000 95,000 137,000
Children 35,000 14,000 21,000
New AIDS Cases All Ages 122,700 70,000 53,000
Children 25,000 12,000 13,000
AIDS Deaths All Ages 115,000 69,000 46,000
Children 25,000 12,000 13,000
[Source: AIDS in Ethiopia 5th Report, Ministry of Health, June 2004]
Regional
Tigray Afar Amh. Oro. Somali Beni. Gumuz SNNPR Gambella Harari Addis A. Dire D.
Adult HIV Prevalence (15-49 yrs. %) 4.4 2.5 6.1 2.9 3 3.9 2.8 8 8.7 14.6 2.5
Adult HIV Incidence (%) 0.65 0.29 1.02 0.46 0.33 0.43 0.44 0.51 1.16 1.99 1.25