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South Africa - Prevalence of HIV as a share of population aged 15-49

18.8 (%) in 2017

In 2017, HIV prevalence for South Africa was 18.8 %. HIV prevalence of South Africa increased from 10.9 % in 1998 to 18.8 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 2.96 %.

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What is HIV prevalence?

Prevalence of HIV refers to the percentage of people ages 15-49 who are infected with HIV.

What is South Africa HIV prevalence?

Date Value Change, %
2017 18.8 -0.53 %
2016 18.9 0.53 %
2015 18.8 0.53 %
2014 18.7 0.54 %
2013 18.6 1.09 %
2012 18.4 1.10 %
2011 18.2 0.55 %
2010 18.1 1.12 %
2009 17.9 1.70 %
2008 17.6 1.73 %
2007 17.3 1.76 %
2006 17.0