HIV/AIDS

Country profiles on HIV/AIDS

Mongolia


Mongolia currently remains a low HIV prevalence country. In 2013 the estimated adult prevalence was less than 0.1%. HIV prevalence is highest among men who have sex with men at 10.7% in 2013.

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), meanwhile, are becoming a significant public health challenge in this country. Female sex workers showed the highest syphilis rate of 27.5% in 2012. Among pregnant women, the chlamydia rate was 14.3% in 2009.

Core HIV and AIDS epidemic and response data

Indicator 2001 2007 2011 2012 2013
No. PLHIV
Total <500 <500 450 550 650
Adults <200 <500 450 550 650
Women (15+) <200 <500 50 60 70
Children < 15 years ...
Space
No. new infection ...
AIDS related deaths <100 <100 9 11 14
Space
HIV prevalence (%)
Adult <0.1 <0.1 <0.1 <0.1 <0.1
Key Populations
PWID
FSW 0 0 0
MSM 10.7 10.7
Space
No. people on ART
Total 3 38 53 94
Children 0
ART coverage (%) 14
Space
No. receiving ARV for PMTCT 0 3 5 2
PMTCT coverage (%) 67
Source:

WHO/UNAIDS estimates 2013, and GARPR reporting 2012-2014.

Legend: PLHIV people living with HIV; PWID - people who inject drugs; FSW female sex workers; MSM men who have sex with men; ARV antiretroviral drugs; ART antiretroviral therapy; PMTCT prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Last update:
3 December 2014