Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Dominican Republic

Insight in HIV, AIDS and general life expectancy in Dominican Republic.

Life Expectancy, HIV and AIDS statistics Dominican Republic (compared to Americas)

Based on information from the World Health Organization, below you will find an overview of some important health indicators. Besides the overall life expectancy in Dominican Republic also the development of HIV and AIDS in Dominican Republic is shown. The indicators included are life expectancy at life expectancy at birth (years), age 60 (years), number of children under 15 living with HIV, number of deaths due to AIDS, number of people (all ages) living with HIV, number of under-five deaths from HIV/AIDS, prevalence of HIV among adults aged 15 to 49 (%). On this website we also provide information about life expectancy, HIV and AIDS for other countries in Americas and other continents.

Average life expectancy Dominican Republic

One important indicator of the status of health in Dominican Republic is the overall average life expectancy in Dominican Republic. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Dominican Republic was 71. The average life expectancy for woman was 72, while men had a life expectancy of 71 in Dominican Republic. The average life expectancy in Americas region was 76 years. This is 5 years higher than the average life expectancy in Dominican Republic. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Dominican Republic was 73 years, compared to 74 years in Americas.

HIV and AIDS Dominican Republic.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Dominican Republic one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Dominican Republic is 57,000 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is 2,300 people died from AIDS in Dominican Republic. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 0.9 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 111 people one person has HIV in Dominican Republic amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.

Graph number of people with HIV in Dominican Republic


Graph percentage of people with HIV between 15 and 49 in Dominican Republic


Number of deaths AIDS Dominican Republic

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Dominican Republic is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is 2,300 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that 220 children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Dominican Republic in 2009.

Deaths due to HIV by year in Dominican Republic


Deaths children younger than 5 due to HIV by year in Dominican Republic


HIV and AIDS Dominican Republic

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Dominican Republic. Where data was not available the value is shown as "NA".

Year people with HIV % people with HIV between 15-49 HIV deaths by year HIV deaths children below 5 year
2009 57,000 0.9% 2,300 220
2008 56,000 0.9% 2,300 230
2007 55,000 0.8% 3,300 270
2006 55,000 0.9% 3,800 290
2005 54,000 0.9% 4,100 320
2004 54,000 0.9% 4,300 370
2003 54,000 0.9% 4,300 400
2002 54,000 0.9% 4,100 420
2001 54,000 0.9% 3,900 430

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