HIV in the Netherlands

HIV in the Netherlands: statistics for 2019

The latest statistics are derived from SHM’s 2019 HIV Monitoring Report and relate to those people registered in SHM’s database (scroll down for numbers registered in 2018). All figures from the Monitoring Report are as of 31 December 2018.

Key statistics for the Netherlands are summarised in the figures below and in a downloadable factsheet.

The latest registration figures from our 2018 Annual Report can be found at the bottom of this page.

Find out what we mean with registration, newly-diagnosed, moment of infection and entry into care.

SHM database: number of registered people in 2018

Each year the latest registration figures are presented in our annual report. The table below gives an overview of the registration figures for 2018.

Total ever registered up to 31 December 2018 27,559
Objection to further collection of clinical data 649
Registered & with further collection of clinical data, of whom 26,910
Adults 26,441
Men 21,506
Women 4,935
Children 469
Newly-registered in 2018 969


Other useful information can be found in the following tables taken from the latest annual report:

Total number of HIV-positive individuals registered by SHM as of 31 December 2018, according to most recent HIV treatment centres.

Total number of people who were first registered by SHM in 2018, according to HIV treatment centre.