An estimated 7,761 young people were living with AIDS, a 42% increase since 2000, when 5,457 young people were living with AIDS 1. Young people for whom AIDS was diagnosed during 1996–2004 lived longer than persons with AIDS in any other age group except those younger than 13 years.
2017 global HIV statistics. HIV continues to be a major global public health issue. In 2017 an estimated 36.9 million people were living with HIV (including 1.8 million children) – with a global HIV prevalence of 0.8% among adults. Around 25% of these same people do not know that they have the virus.1.
HIV/AIDS statistics reveal that young adults and teens aged 13 to 24 years old make up 13 percent of the total HIV/AIDS infected population. There are about 4,000 new cases of HIV or AIDS each year among the 13 to 24 year old age group.
Nov 30, 2017 · National Survey of Young Adults on HIV/AIDS. To provide insight into the knowledge, attitudes and experiences of young adults in the U.S. about HIV/AIDS at this critical time in the epidemic, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a comprehensive nationally representative survey of 1,794 18-30 year olds between January 25 – February 16, 2017.