(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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
3 Florida Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Surveillance, 2014 Monthly Surveillance Report, February 2014.
4 Florida Department of Health, Epidemiology of HIV Infection Trends in Florida, 2013.
5 Florida Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Surveillance, 2014 Monthly Surveillance Reports, February 2014.
6 Florida Health Miami Dade County, HIV/AIDS Surveillance, December 2013.
7 Broward County Health Department, January-December 2012, Broward HIV/AIDs Surveillance Report, 2012.