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“The only thing necessary for these diseases to the triumph is for good people and governments to do nothing.”

    

 

 

South Africa: HIV Infection Rates

Note: The information you see here is from the First National Bank Economics website at: http://www.fnb.co.za/economics/

These graphs are from the Department of Health and from the Actuarial Society of South Africa. It is very possible that these estimates are very conservative and do not truly reflect how bad the true situation is. Nevertheless, they still show the tremendous impact that HIV/AIDS is having on South Africa.

In order to appreciate the true impact AIDS may have on South Africa, you should also go to the analysis by Dr Jan Du Plessis, called: "South Africa: Beyond Democracy" which is in the archive of the AfricanCrisis website. Dr Du Plessis is a professional geostrategic analyst who produces reports for businesses, etc. This is a report from him detailing how AIDS will become the major force driving South Africa as the AIDS pandemic drives society at all levels in a way not seen since the Black Death in Europe.

Here are the graphs from the Actuarial Society (ASSA) of South Africa, and the Department of Health:-
This first graph shows the number of infected women as tested at clinics. I think most of these figures come from pregnant women.

    

 

Don't be fooled by the graph below, as you will see in the cumulative stats, new people are contracting HIV in large amounts. This one merely refers to the number of new infections per annum.

Don't be fooled by the graph below, as you will see in the c...

Don't be fooled by the graph below. You will see the cumulative stats further down.

Don't be fooled by the graph below. You will see the cumulat...

The graph below is the most important of all. Here you can see that the total number of new infections adds up. To put it in perspective by 2024 20 million South Africans will be HIV+. The current population is 44 million.

The graph below is the most important of all. Here you can s...

 

 

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