Topic Highlights: HIV and AIDS
Since 1988 the 1st December has been the international day of action on HIV and AIDS.
All over the world numerous support groups and organizations remind people of the disease, inform about the health risks involved and call on people to take action and express their solidarity with those affected by the HI-virus.
To mark World Aids Day, the EDS presents information, data and further links relating to HIV and AIDS.
Cause of death - AIDS (TGM): The standardised death rate (number of deaths per 100.000
Table | Graph | Map
Hospital days: Hospital days of in-patients with HIV
Eurostat Online database: Public Health
World Health Organization (WHO) Data
The WHO offers data on data on the incidence and number of new cases
for both HIV and AIDS. The data table presented is taken from the WHO database European Health for All.
Please also consult the following bar charts on this topic:
Number of new HIV infections 2008 | HIV incidence per 100,000 inhabitants in 2008
Number of new AIDS infections 2008 | AIDS incidence per 100,000 inhabitants in 2008
Atlas on mortality in the European Union - Data 2002-2004
Statistics in focus:
Who dies of what in Europe before the age of 65
HIV and AIDS in the European Union
Trends on incidence and mortality of AIDS in the European Union (1985-2001)
Further information on this topic
UNAIDS: Database AIDSinfo
UNAIDS: The joint United Nations programme on HIV/AIDS
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division - Wall Chart Population and HIV/AIDS 2010 (PDF)
World Health Organization:
WHO information on HIV/AIDS
WHO Europe: HIV rising in Europe
WHO European health for all database
Health EU - The public health portal of the European Union
European Commission - Public health > Sexually transmitted diseases > HIV/AIDS
Press release: World AIDS Day 2010