HIV infection and AIDS - quarterly report to 30 September 2018

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

​From January to September 2018, NHS Scotland laboratories reported positive HIV-antibody test results for 213 individuals not previously recorded on the HPS HIV database. The cumulative total of known HIV-positive individuals ever reported in Scotland is now 9270, of whom 6818 (74%) are male and 2452 (26%) are female.

Allowing for the migration of an estimated 1570 infected people, those who have not attended for more than ten years (251), and for the 2184 (24%) known to have died, it is estimated that there are currently 5265 individuals living in Scotland who have been diagnosed HIV-positive.​

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Surveillance Report


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