Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Myanmar

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

Life Expectancy, HIV and AIDS statistics Myanmar (compared to South-East Asia)

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 Myanmar also the development of HIV and AIDS in Myanmar 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 South-East Asia and other continents.

Average life expectancy Myanmar

One important indicator of the status of health in Myanmar is the overall average life expectancy in Myanmar. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Myanmar was 64. The average life expectancy for woman was 67, while men had a life expectancy of 61 in Myanmar. The average life expectancy in South-East Asia region was 65 years. This is 1 years higher than the average life expectancy in Myanmar. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Myanmar was 62 years, compared to 62 years in South-East Asia.

HIV and AIDS Myanmar.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Myanmar one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Myanmar is 240,000 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is 18,000 people died from AIDS in Myanmar. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 0.6 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 167 people one person has HIV in Myanmar amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.

Graph number of people with HIV in Myanmar


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


Number of deaths AIDS Myanmar

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Myanmar is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is 18,000 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that 410 children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Myanmar in 2009.

Deaths due to HIV by year in Myanmar


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


HIV and AIDS Myanmar

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Myanmar. 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 240,000 0.6% 18,000 410
2008 240,000 0.6% 19,000 540
2007 240,000 0.6% 19,000 610
2006 250,000 0.7% 20,000 630
2005 250,000 0.7% 20,000 660
2004 250,000 0.7% 20,000 670
2003 250,000 0.7% 19,000 670
2002 250,000 0.7% 18,000 650
2001 250,000 0.8% 16,000 630

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