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HIV/AIDS Statistics

HIV/AIDS Statistics:

 (All statistics from Florida Department of Health, Bureau of HIV/AIDS, Florida HIV/AIDS 2009 Update unless otherwise noted.)

Miami-Dade HIV/AIDS Partnership 2014 Needs Assessment data estimates that there were 26,760 people living with HIV/AIDS in Miami-Dade County in 2013

The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Miami-Dade County has increased by 23% from 2004 to 2014.

Needs Assessment data from the Miami-Dade HIV/AIDS Partnership for 2014 indicate that while Blacks represent 16% of the general population, they make up 38% and 48% of the HIV/AIDS population respectively.

Hispanics, while they make up 67% of the county’s general population represented 51% and 44% of HIV/AIDS cases reported in 2013 respectively.

Global Statistics: 

  • There were approximately 35.3 million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2012.¹
  • In 2012, 2.3 million adults were newly infected with HIV, and approximately 1.6 million AIDS related deaths.¹
  • HIV continues to be a major global public health issue, having claimed more than 36 million lives so far.¹

United States:

  • About 50,000 new HIV infections are reported in the U.S. each year.2
  • More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV infection, and almost 1 in 6 (15.8%) are unaware of their infection.2
  • Since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the U.S., approximately 636,000 deaths have been reported.2

Florida:

  • As of January 31, 2014 Miami-Dade County ranks #1 in the state of Florida for number of new HIV cases and AIDS cases. There are 27,035 people living with HIV/AIDS in Miami-Dade County.3
  • As of January 31, 2014 Broward County (Ft. Lauderdale) ranks #2 in the state of Florida for number of new HIV cases and AIDS cases. There are 17,632 people living with HIV/AIDS in Broward County.3
  • Florida ranks 3rd in the nation in the number of newly diagnosed HIV infections as of 2011.4
  • Florida ranks 2nd in the nation in the number of pediatric AIDS cases reported as of 2011.4
  • There were 104,554 people living with HIV/AIDS in Florida as of January 31, 2014.5
  • Sex: 71% male & 29% female
  • Race/Ethnicity: 29% White, 48% Black, 21% Hispanic, & 1% Multiracial
  • Age: 4% [0-24], 21% [25-39], 61% [40-59], and 14% [60+]
  • In Florida, of those living with HIV/AIDS, the top transmission rates include Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) at 43% and Heterosexual contact at 34%.5

Miami-Dade County:

  • One in 99 Miami-Dade residents is living with HIV or AIDS (one in 67 male and one in 178 female).6
  • Black/African-American residents account for 43% of those living with HIV in Miami-Dade.
  • MSM contact accounts for 47.5% of living HIV cases in Miami-Dade County.6

Broward County:

  • In Broward County, the age range of 40-59 (male and female combined) accounts for 64% of all those living with HIV/AIDS.7
  • MSM contact accounts for 61% of living HIV cases in Broward County among males.7
  • Heterosexual contact accounts for 70% of living HIV cases in Broward County among females.7

All statistics above are from the following sources:(Please reference appropriate resources below for any updates that may have been made.)

1World Health Organization (WHO), HIV/AIDS – Fact Sheet N°360, October 2013. Link: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs360/en/

2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HIV in the United States: At a Glance, December 2013.
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/statistics/basics/ataglance.html

3 Florida Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Surveillance, 2014 Monthly Surveillance Report, February 2014.
Link: http://www.floridahealth.gov

4 Florida Department of Health, Epidemiology of HIV Infection Trends in Florida, 2013.
Link: http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/aids/surveillance/_documents/HIV-AIDS-slide%20sets/state-trends-2013.pdf

5  Florida Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Surveillance, 2014 Monthly Surveillance Reports, February 2014.
Link: http://www.floridahealth.gov/%5C/diseases-and-conditions/aids/surveillance/_documents/msr/2014-msr/MSR0214.pdf

6  Florida Health Miami Dade County, HIV/AIDS Surveillance, December 2013.
Link: http://www.dadehealth.org/downloads/2013-12.pdf

7  Broward County Health Department, January-December 2012, Broward HIV/AIDs Surveillance Report, 2012.
Link: http://browardchd.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=60XWghJK4QU%3d&tabid=262

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