20 Countries by Most People Living with HIV-AIDS

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This is the list of Top 20 Countries which estimated of people living with HIV infection. Approximately 260,000 children died of AIDS in 2009 alone. South Africa is the highest infected HIV/AIDS, and many countries in the continent of Africa highly infected by HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS killed more than 25 million people from 1981 to 2006 worldwide. The ranking of the country by most Peoples infected with HIV/AIDS in the World, estimated by the Word Fact Book.

20. Myanmar

Myanmar is the country in southeast Asia, recognized as a disease of concern by the Burmese Ministry of Health. According to UNAIDS, there were 200,000 to 570,000 people living with HIV/AIDS.

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Total Population: 51,486,253
People Living with HIV/AIDS: 200,000 – 570,000

19. Indonesia

Indonesia is the country in Southeast Asia, is a 4th populous country in the world. There were around 300,000 people with HIV/AIDS, somewhere 0.1 percent of the population.

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Total Population: 237,424,363
People Living with HIV/AIDS: 310,000

18. Botswana

Botswana is the country in South Africa, fastest growing economy. The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Botswana was estimated at 24% for adults in 2006, making Botswana is the highest infection rate in the World.

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Total Population: 2,029,307
People Living with HIV/AIDS: 340,000

17. Cote d’Ivoire

Republic of Cote d Ivoire, popularly known as Ivory Coast is the country in West Africa. As of 2014, around 460,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, prevalence was 0.60 per 100 adults in 2003. There were an estimated 47,000 deaths from AIDS in 2003.

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Total Population: 20,617,068
People Living with HIV/AIDS: 460,000

16. Thailand

In 1984, HIV/AIDS was first reported, over half million people having died since 1984, Thailand is one of the highest prevalence of HIV in Asia.

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Total Population: 66,720,153
People Living with HIV/AIDS: 532,500

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