Share of new HIV infections in western and central Africa 2017, by population group

This statistic shows the distribution of new HIV infections in western and central Africa in 2017, by population group. In that year, clients of sex workers and other sexual partners of key populations accounted for 16 percent of all new HIV infections in western and central Africa.

Distribution of new HIV infections in western and central Africa in 2017, by population group

Percentage of new HIV infections
Sex workers2%
People who inject drugs10%
Gay men and other men who have sex with men12%
Clients of sex workers and other sexual partners of key populations16%
Rest of population60%
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Source

Release date

August 2018

Region

Africa

Survey time period

2017

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