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    Worldwide & Sub-Saharan African countries most affected by HIV/AIDS
    AIDS Maps of Africa:
    Untitled Overview: HIV-1 & HIV-2; High-Risk & Low-Risk Populations
    Untitled East, West, Central, Southern and Northern Africa

    Untitled Table: Sub-Saharan African countries most affected by HIV/AIDS (with prevalence >100K of adult population, end 1999) 41

    Country Rank RRank+ Adult Rate
    (%)
    Adults
    & Children
    Adults
    (15-49)
    Orphans
    Untitled South Africa # 1 6 1 9 . 9 4 4,200,000 4,100,000 420,000
    Untitled Ethiopia * 2 16 1 0 . 6 3 3,000,000 2,900,000 1,200,000
    Untitled Nigeria 3 25 5 . 0 6 2,700,000 2,600,000 1,400,000
    Untitled Kenya 4 9 1 3 . 9 5 2,100,000 2,000,000 730,000
    Untitled Zimbabwe 5 3 2 5 . 0 6 1,500,000 1,400,000 900,000
    Untitled Tanzania 6 18 8 . 0 9 1,300,000 1,200,000 1,100,000
    Untitled Mozambique 7 1 1 1 3 . 2 2 1,200,000 1,100,000 310,000
    Untitled DR Congo 8 24 5 . 0 7 1,100,000 1,100,000 680,000
    Untitled Zambia 9 5 1 9 . 9 5 870,000 830,000 650,000
    Untitled Malawi 10 8 1 5 . 9 6 800,000 760,000 390,000
    Untitled Cote d'Ivoire 11 15 1 0 . 7 6 760,000 730,000 420,000
    Untitled Uganda 12 17 8 . 3 0 820,000 770,000 1,700,000
    Untitled Cameroon 13 19 7 . 7 3 540,000 520,000 270,000
    Untitled Rwanda 14 14 1 1 . 2 1 400,000 370,000 270,000
    Untitled Burundi 15 13 1 1 . 3 2 360,000 340,000 230,000
    Untitled Botswana 16 1 3 5 . 8 0 290,000 280,000 66,000
    Untitled CAR 17 10 1 3 . 8 4 240,000 230,000 99,000
    Untitled Lesotho 18 4 2 3 . 5 7 240,000 240,000 35,000
    Untitled Namibia 19 7 1 9 . 5 4 160,000 150,000 67,000
    Untitled Swaziland 20 2 2 5 . 2 5 130,000 120,000 12,000
    Untitled Togo 21 22 5 . 9 8 130,000 120,000 95,000


    +RRank -- refers to the relative rank of the country in terms of the prevalence of AIDS with respect to the adult population.

    #Since 1999, more than 500,000 people have been added to South Africa's population living with HIV/AIDS, bringing the total to almost 5 million PLWHA.

    *Ethiopia, located in the "Horn of Africa", is not usually considered as part of Sub-Saharan Africa but included in the table because it shares cultural, economic and socio-political ties with a number of its border countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that are also most affected by AIDS.

    Only a few other countries, like Haiti, Cambodia (see Countries (Worldwide) most affected by HIV/AIDS) have HIV/AIDS prevalence comparable to those found in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    Other large countries have high absolute numbers of people living with HIV/ AIDS (PLWHA) but as a relative % of population, the prevalence is still "relatively low" in these countries compared to those in Sub-Saharan Africa. India, for exampple, has almost 3.7 million PLWHA but this is less than 0.7% of a population greater than 1 billion. Similar situations exist in Thailand (755,000; 2.15%), Brazil (540,000; 0.57%), Myanmar (530,000; 2%); China (500,000; <0.07%), United States.

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    Worldwide & Sub-Saharan African countries most affected by HIV/AIDS
    AIDS Maps of Africa:
    Untitled Overview: HIV-1 & HIV-2; High-Risk & Low-Risk Populations
    Untitled East, West, Central, Southern and Northern Africa



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