HIV in the Netherlands

HIV in the Netherlands: statistics for 2020

The latest statistics are derived from SHM’s 2020 HIV Monitoring Report and relate to those people registered in SHM’s database (scroll down for numbers registered in 2019). All figures from the Monitoring Report are as of 31 December 2019.

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

The latest registration figures from our 2019 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.

Monitoring Report 2020SHM database: number of registered people in 2019

Each year the latest registration figures are presented in our annual report. The table below gives an overview of the registration figures for 2019.

Total ever registered up to 31 December 2019 28,593
Objection to further collection of clinical data 710
Registered & with further collection of clinical data, of whom 27,883
Adults 27,402
Men 22,297
Women 5,105
Children 481
Newly-registered in 2018 1022


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 2019, according to most recent HIV treatment centres.

Total number of people who were first registered by SHM in 2019, according to HIV treatment centre.