Question: Who is most likely to get HIV UK?

Anyone can get HIV but people from some groups or parts of the world are more likely to be affected. In particular, men who have sex with men and black African people are disproportionately affected. Of the 4,139 people diagnosed with HIV in the UK in 2019, 41% were gay or bisexual men.

What age group is HIV most common in UK?

Age2,814 (68%) of people newly diagnosed with HIV in 2019 were aged between 25 and 49. ​​​​​​​The number of people being diagnosed with HIV later in life continues to grow, with just over one in five people newly diagnosed aged 50 or over in 2019.

How common is HIV in the UK 2020?

The United Kingdom (UK) has a relatively small HIV epidemic with an estimated 101,600 people living with HIV. The epidemic is largely concentrated among certain key populations, including men who have sex with men and black African populations.

Who is most commonly infected with HIV?

In the United States, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men are the population most affected by HIV. According to CDC, in 2018, gay and bisexual men accounted for 69% of new HIV diagnoses.

How common are STD in UK?

The most common STIs are chlamydia and gonorrhoea, with the highest number of cases in the City of London, at 2,535 cases per 100,000 people. The syphilis rate is much lower, at 131 cases per 100,000 people.

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