Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Australia

Insight in HIV, AIDS and general life expectancy in Australia.

Life Expectancy, HIV and AIDS statistics Australia (compared to Western Pacific)

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 Australia also the development of HIV and AIDS in Australia 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 Western Pacific and other continents.

Average life expectancy Australia

One important indicator of the status of health in Australia is the overall average life expectancy in Australia. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Australia was 82. The average life expectancy for woman was 84, while men had a life expectancy of 80 in Australia. The average life expectancy in Western Pacific region was 75 years. This is 7 years lower than the average life expectancy in Australia. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Australia was 80 years, compared to 72 years in Western Pacific.

HIV and AIDS Australia.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Australia one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Australia is 20,000 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is less than 100 people died from AIDS in Australia. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 0.1 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 1000 people one person has HIV in Australia amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.

Graph number of people with HIV in Australia


Graph percentage of people with HIV between 15 and 49 in Australia


Number of deaths AIDS Australia

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Australia is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is less than 100 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that no children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Australia in 2009.

Deaths children younger than 5 due to HIV by year in Australia


HIV and AIDS Australia

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Australia. 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 20,000 0.1% <100 0
2008 19,000 0.1% <100 0
2007 18,000 0.1% <100 0
2006 17,000 0.1% <100 0
2005 16,000 0.1% <100 0
2004 15,000 0.1% <100 0
2003 14,000 0.1% <100 0
2002 13,000 0.1% <100 0
2001 13,000 0.1% <100 3

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