At the end of 2007, it was estimated that around 800,000 people were living with HIV in Western and Central Europe.This represents 8.1% increase over the estimated 740,000 in 2006.A 75% of people with HIV in testing indicated that the reason for the test is gay / bisexual sex. AIDS outbreak at 506 people (as of 31 December 2016, The statistics led from 1 October 1985), of which 255 of them died.The average age diagnosed is 35 years for men and 39 years for women.The highest rates were reported from Estonia, Portugal and Latvia; the lowest rates were reported by Slovakia, the Czech Republic (0.025%) and Romania.Although the numbers are relatively small when compared to the number of people living with HIV in areas such as Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, HIV/AIDS in Western and Central Europe is still considered a major public health issue.Third, 1.3% of HIV cases were transmitted through injected drug use.
For the first 9 months of 2017 (30 September 2017), there was a decrease of 50 people (citizens and residents) compared to 2016.
Ukraine has growing numbers of infected people, with estimates of 500,000 in 2005.
The epidemic is still in its early stages in this region, which means that prevention strategies may be able to halt and reverse this epidemic.
Most of the newly diagnosed cases were transmitted through heterosexual contact, 49.6%.
Secondly, HIV cases transmitted through sexual contact among men were at 46.6%.