Life expectancy, HIV, AIDS Swaziland

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

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

One important indicator of the status of health in Swaziland is the overall average life expectancy in Swaziland. The latest WHO information shows that in 2009 the average life expectation in Swaziland was 49. The average life expectancy for woman was 50, while men had a life expectancy of 47 in Swaziland. The average life expectancy in Africa region was 54 years. This is 5 years higher than the average life expectancy in Swaziland. In 2000 the average life expectancy in Swaziland was 48 years, compared to 50 years in Africa.

HIV and AIDS Swaziland.

When looking specifically at HIV and AIDS in Swaziland one of the main statistics to look at is the number of people living with HIV. The estimated number of people with HIV in Swaziland is 180,000 in 2009. In 2009 the estimate is 7,000 people died from AIDS in Swaziland. The percentage of people between 15 and 49 years old with HIV is 25.9 percent in 2009. This means that on average per 4 people one person has HIV in Swaziland amongst people between 15 and 49 years old.

Graph number of people with HIV in Swaziland


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


Number of deaths AIDS Swaziland

A sad but important statistic to understand the development of HIV in Swaziland is the number of deaths from to HIV/AIDS. For 2009 the estimate is 7,000 people died due to AIDS. It is estimated that 700 children below 5 years died due to AIDS in Swaziland in 2009.

Deaths due to HIV by year in Swaziland


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


HIV and AIDS Swaziland

The table below shows HIV and AIDS indicators from 2001 to 2009 in Swaziland. 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 180,000 25.9% 7,000 700
2008 180,000 25.9% 7,800 780
2007 170,000 25.8% 7,500 1,100
2006 170,000 25.7% 9,300 1,400
2005 160,000 25.6% 11,000 1,600
2004 160,000 25.5% 9,900 1,600
2003 150,000 25.1% 9,000 1,600
2002 140,000 24.5% 7,900 1,500
2001 130,000 23.6% 6,800 1,400

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