By health region

Data source: Public Health Ontario Laboratory HIV Datamart
 

Key points

  • In 2016, the number and rate of new HIV diagnoses were much higher in Toronto compared to other health regions.
  • Between 2015 and 2016, the rate of HIV diagnoses increased in Ottawa, Eastern, Central West, and Southwest and decreased in Northern, Toronto, and Central East.

 

Figures

Figure 1 Number of new HIV diagnoses by health region, both sexes, Ontario, 2015 and 2016


Snapshot: In 2016, the number of new diagnoses was highest in Toronto and lowest in Northern and Eastern regions. Between 2015 and 2016, there were increases in Ottawa, Eastern, Central West and Southwest and decreases in Northern, Toronto and Central East regions. See Table 1 below for data.


Figure 2 Rate of new HIV diagnoses per 100,000 people, both sexes, Ontario, 2015 and 2016


Snapshot: In 2016, the rate of new diagnoses was highest in Toronto and lowest in Central East. Between 2015 and 2016, there were increases in Ottawa, Eastern, Central West and Southwest and decreases in Northern, Toronto and Central East regions. See Table 1 below for data.
 

Tables

Table 1 Number and rate of new HIV diagnoses per 100,000 people, Ontario, 2011 to 2016


Notes: Data provided by Public Health Ontario Laboratory. Health regions are aggregations of Public Health Units. Diagnoses were assigned to a health region based on their address of residence or, if unknown, the address of the ordering provider. Rates calculated using Statistics Canada population estimates for all ages.