Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Latvia

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

Life Expectancy, HIV and AIDS statistics Latvia (compared to Europe)

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 Latvia also the development of HIV and AIDS in Latvia 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 Europe and other continents.

Average life expectancy Latvia

One important indicator of the status of health in Latvia is the overall average life expectancy in Latvia. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Latvia was 72. The average life expectancy for woman was 77, while men had a life expectancy of 67 in Latvia. The average life expectancy in Europe region was 75 years. This is 3 years higher than the average life expectancy in Latvia. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Latvia was 71 years, compared to 72 years in Europe.

HIV and AIDS Latvia.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Latvia one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Latvia is 8,600 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is less than 1000 people died from AIDS in Latvia. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 0.7 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 143 people one person has HIV in Latvia amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.

Graph number of people with HIV in Latvia


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


Number of deaths AIDS Latvia

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Latvia is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is less than 1000 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that no children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Latvia in 2009.

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


HIV and AIDS Latvia

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Latvia. 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 8,600 0.7% <1000 0
2008 8,500 0.6% <500 0
2007 8,300 0.6% <500 0
2006 8,000 0.6% <500 0
2005 7,600 0.6% <500 0
2004 7,000 0.5% <500 0
2003 6,300 0.5% <500 0
2002 5,500 0.4% <500 1
2001 4,700 0.4% <200 0

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