Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Senegal

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

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

One important indicator of the status of health in Senegal is the overall average life expectancy in Senegal. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Senegal was 62. The average life expectancy for woman was 63, while men had a life expectancy of 60 in Senegal. The average life expectancy in Africa region was 54 years. This is 8 years lower than the average life expectancy in Senegal. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Senegal was 60 years, compared to 50 years in Africa.

HIV and AIDS Senegal.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Senegal one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Senegal is 59,000 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is 2,600 people died from AIDS in Senegal. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 0.9 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 111 people one person has HIV in Senegal amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.

Graph number of people with HIV in Senegal


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


Number of deaths AIDS Senegal

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Senegal is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is 2,600 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that 570 children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Senegal in 2009.

Deaths due to HIV by year in Senegal


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


HIV and AIDS Senegal

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Senegal. 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 59,000 0.9% 2,600 570
2008 56,000 0.8% 2,900 580
2007 53,000 0.8% 2,600 580
2006 50,000 0.8% 2,300 570
2005 47,000 0.8% 2,100 540
2004 43,000 0.7% 2,200 510
2003 40,000 0.7% 2,400 480
2002 36,000 0.7% 2,100 450
2001 33,000 0.6% 1,800 410

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