HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for adolescents and youth

09 December 2014

Worldwide an estimated 4.5 million youth (aged 15–24 years) and 2.1 million adolescents (aged 10–19) were living with HIV by the end of 2012. Young people aged 10–24 years represent approximately 15% of all people living with HIV. In 2012, youth aged 15–24 accounted for 39% of new HIV infections in people aged 15 and older.