Latest UK HIV Statistics

These pages contain in-depth UK statistics on HIV sourced from Public Health England.

In the UK, certain groups experience a disproprotionate burden of HIV, especially men who have sex with men, black African people and black Carribean people.  Public Health England (PHE) releases data specifically about these groups, which we have included below.

You can read PHE's annual report on HIV in the UK, as well as detailed data tables, on the PHE website.

Number of people living with HIV in the UK

There are nearly 110,000 people living with HIV in the UK. Read more

Undiagnosed HIV

Approximately 26,000 people living with HIV in the UK have not yet been diagnosed. Read more

Number of HIV tests performed

More than one million HIV tests were performed in sexual health clinics in 2013. Read more

New HIV diagnoses

In 2013, 6,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the UK.  Read more

Late HIV diagnosis

In 2013, 42% of adults newly diagnosed HIV were diagnosed late, after they should have started treatment. read more

Deaths amongst people with HIV

In 2013 less than 1% of people with HIV died. Read more

Men who have sex with men

Around 1 in 17 men who have sex with men (MSM) living in the UK has HIV. Read more

Black African people

Black African people make up 1.8% of the UK population but 36% of all people living with HIV. Read more

Black Caribbean people

In 2013 there were 2,449 black Caribbean people in the UK living with a diagnosed HIV and accessing HIV car. Read more

Older people and HIV

Over the past decade, there has been a shift in the age distribution of those accessing care. In 2013, more than 1 in 4 of all adults seen for HIV care were aged 50 years or over. Read more