FACT #2: number of AIDS-related deaths

Posted on November 29, 2011


It is AIDS awareness week! and to add to our previous post on Facts about HIV/AIDS here is today’s fact:

Since the pandemic started in the early 1980s, AIDS has claimed nearly

30 million lives

In 2009, the estimated number of AIDS-related deaths around the world was 1.8 million, around 1.3 million of these deaths occurred in sub-Saharan Africa.

To date,  Australia has recorded 6,776 AIDS-related deaths in total.