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Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Guinea-Bissau

Insight in HIV, AIDS and general life expectancy in Guinea-Bissau.

Life Expectancy, HIV and AIDS statistics Guinea-Bissau (compared to Africa)

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 Guinea-Bissau also the development of HIV and AIDS in Guinea-Bissau 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 Africa and other continents.

Average life expectancy Guinea-Bissau

One important indicator of the status of health in Guinea-Bissau is the overall average life expectancy in Guinea-Bissau. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Guinea-Bissau was 49. The average life expectancy for woman was 51, while men had a life expectancy of 47 in Guinea-Bissau. The average life expectancy in Africa region was 54 years. This is 5 years higher than the average life expectancy in Guinea-Bissau. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Guinea-Bissau was 47 years, compared to 50 years in Africa.

HIV and AIDS Guinea-Bissau.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Guinea-Bissau one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Guinea-Bissau is 22,000 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is 1,200 people died from AIDS in Guinea-Bissau. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 2.5 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 40 people one person has HIV in Guinea-Bissau amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.


Graph number of people with HIV in Guinea-Bissau


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Graph percentage of people with HIV between 15 and 49 in Guinea-Bissau


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Number of deaths AIDS Guinea-Bissau

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Guinea-Bissau is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is 1,200 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that 240 children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Guinea-Bissau in 2009.


Deaths due to HIV by year in Guinea-Bissau


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Deaths children younger than 5 due to HIV by year in Guinea-Bissau


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HIV and AIDS Guinea-Bissau

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Guinea-Bissau. 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 22,000 2.5% 1,200 240
2008 21,000 2.5% 1,200 240
2007 20,000 2.5% 1,300 250
2006 20,000 2.4% 1,300 250
2005 19,000 2.4% 1,200 240
2004 18,000 2.3% 1,100 230
2003 17,000 2.3% <1000 220
2002 16,000 2.1% <1000 200
2001 14,000 2.0% <1000 180

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