Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Malawi

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

Life Expectancy, HIV and AIDS statistics Malawi (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 Malawi also the development of HIV and AIDS in Malawi 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 Malawi

One important indicator of the status of health in Malawi is the overall average life expectancy in Malawi. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Malawi was 47. The average life expectancy for woman was 51, while men had a life expectancy of 44 in Malawi. The average life expectancy in Africa region was 54 years. This is 7 years higher than the average life expectancy in Malawi. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Malawi was 43 years, compared to 50 years in Africa.

HIV and AIDS Malawi.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Malawi one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Malawi is 920,000 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is 51,000 people died from AIDS in Malawi. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 11 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 9 people one person has HIV in Malawi amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.

Graph number of people with HIV in Malawi


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


Number of deaths AIDS Malawi

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Malawi is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is 51,000 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that 8,000 children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Malawi in 2009.

Deaths due to HIV by year in Malawi


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


HIV and AIDS Malawi

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Malawi. 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 920,000 11.0% 51,000 8,000
2008 910,000 11.2% 57,000 8,700
2007 900,000 11.4% 63,000 9,800
2006 890,000 11.8% 69,000 11,000
2005 880,000 12.1% 72,000 11,000
2004 880,000 12.5% 74,000 12,000
2003 880,000 13.0% 73,000 12,000
2002 870,000 13.4% 71,000 12,000
2001 860,000 13.8% 68,000 12,000

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