Regional factsheets Caribbean 2017

HIV and AIDS Estimates

Adults and children living with HIV

310 000 [260 000 – 420 000]

Adults aged 15 and over living with HIV

300 000 [250 000 – 410 000]

Women aged 15 and over living with HIV

150 000 [120 000 – 190 000]

Children aged 0 to 14 living with HIV

9900 [7400 – 15 000]

Adult aged 15 to 49 HIV prevalence rate

1.2 [1.0 – 1.7]

Women aged 15 to 49 HIV prevalence rate

1.2 [1.0 – 1.7]

Men aged 15 to 49 HIV prevalence rate

1.2 [0.9 – 1.7]

HIV prevalence among young women

0.5 [0.3 – 0.9]

HIV prevalence among young men

0.4 [0.2 – 0.7]

Adults and children newly infected with HIV

15 000 [11 000 – 26 000]

Adults aged 15 and over newly infected with HIV

14 000 [10 000 – 24 000]

Women aged 15 and over newly infected with HIV

6100 [4300 – 10 000]

Men aged 15 and over newly infected with HIV

8200 [5800 – 14 000]

Children aged 0 to 14 newly infected with HIV

1100 [<1000 – 1900]

HIV incidence per 1000 population (adults 15-49)

0.65 [0.48 – 1.18]

HIV incidence per 1000 population (all ages)

0.39 [0.28 – 0.70]

Adult and child deaths due to AIDS

10 000 [7100 – 17 000]

Deaths due to AIDS among adults aged 15 and over

9400 [6700 – 16 000]

Deaths due to AIDS among women aged 15 and over

3700 [2500 – 6700]

Deaths due to AIDS among men aged 15 and over

5700 [4000 – 9500]

Deaths due to AIDS among children aged 0 to 14

<1000 [<500 – 1300]

Orphans due to AIDS aged 0 to 17

110 000 [82 000 – 160 000]

Epidemic transition metrics

Percent change in new HIV infections since 2010 -18
Percent change in AIDS-related deaths since 2010 -23
Incidence:prevalence ratio 0.05
Incidence:mortality ratio 1.32

HIV testing and treatment cascade

People living with HIV 310 000 [260 000 – 420 000]
People living with HIV who know their status 230 000
Percent of people living with HIV who know their status 73 [53 – >95]
People living with HIV who are on ART 180 000
Percent of people living with HIV who are on ART 57 [42 – 80]
People living with HIV who have suppressed viral loads 130 000
Percent of people living with HIV who have suppressed viral loads 40 [30 – 56]