HIV in the United Kingdom: 2014 report
In 2013, there were an estimated 107,800 people living with HIV infection. Approximately one in four were unaware of their infection. This compares to 102,600 in 2012.
In 2013, HIV prevalence among those aged 15-59 years was estimated to be 2.8 per 1,000 population, 3.7 per 1,000 in men and 1.9 per 1,000 in women. In the UK, the HIV epidemic is largely concentrated among gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (referred to “MSM”) and black-African heterosexual men and women.
An estimated 43,500 MSM were living with HIV in 2013, of whom 16% were unaware of their infection. This compares to 41,000 in 2012, with 17% undiagnosed. In 2013, the estimated HIV prevalence among MSM was one in 17. This was higher in London, with nearly one in eight living with HIV compared to one in 26 elsewhere in the UK.