May 19, 2022

HIV/AIDS Surveillance Database From U.S. Census Adds New Interactive Data Map

From the U.S. Census:

The U.S. Census Bureau’s annual update to the  adds new data to this interactive global resource on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths in over 200 countries and areas around the world.

First developed in 1987, the latest release of the database introduces a new feature that allows users to explore the number of records for each country through a clickable map.


The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Database compiles information on HIV infection and the AIDS pandemic from medical and scientific literature, presentations at international conferences, and the press. The database focuses on low- and middle-income countries and includes all countries and areas of the world with a population of at least 5,000, with the exception of Canada, Bermuda, Greenland, the United States and U.S. territories. Users can easily search for statistical information on various population groups and print or save to a .pdf or .csv file.

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