HIV Infection in Ireland

HIV is a notifiable disease in Ireland and is of major public health importance. HIV data are collected by the HPSC and disseminated to a wide range of professionals and members of the public.

For useful leaflets and brochures about HIV and related health issues, please visit the NAM website

For information on where to get tested for HIV and other STIs, please see and


HIV in Ireland, 2016 

512 The number of HIV notifications in 2016
11.2 The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2016

HIV in Ireland 2016 graph

Figure 1: Notifications and notification rate (per 100,000 population) of HIV in Ireland, 2003 to 2016
(Note: Surveillance case definition changed in 2015 for HSE East and 2016 for rest of HSE area) 

Last updated: 21 June 2017