The latest NSW data for HIV for the year 2012. This data was released in July 2013.
Increases of newly diagnosed HIV have occurred amongst both men and women, and amongst those born in Australia and overseas.
Of the 409 new diagnoses of HIV in 2012, 372 were in men and 36 were in women. (previous 4 years women averaged 29)
Heterosexually acquired diagnoses rose after 2 year decline
57 notifications with likely risk exposure heterosexual contact (14% of total)
The most commonly reported risk exposures – newly diagnosed HIV infections in 2012 were homosexual contact (81%), heterosexual contact (14%) and injecting drug use (2.4%).