HIV in the Netherlands

HIV in the Netherlands: statistics for 2021

The latest statistics are derived from SHM’s 2021 HIV Monitoring Report and relate to those people registered in SHM’s database (scroll down for numbers registered in 2020). All figures from the Monitoring Report are as of 31 December 2020.

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

The latest registration figures from our 2020 Annual Report (in Dutch) 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 2020

Each year the latest registration figures are presented in our annual report. The table below gives an overview of the registration figures for 2020.

Total ever registered up to 31 December 2020 29,410
Objection to further collection of clinical data 759
Registered & with further collection of clinical data, of whom 28,651
Adults 28,165
Men 22,946
Women 5,219
Children 486
Newly-registered in 2018 755


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 2020, according to most recent HIV treatment centres (in Dutch).

Total number of people who were first registered by SHM in 2020, according to HIV treatment centre (in Dutch).