STI Diagnoses: How many STIs are diagnosed every day?

There are approximately 1,262 STIs diagnosed daily in the UK, however, some are more common than others. Scroll down to see just how many STIs are diagnosed every day and use the toggle to see how this breaks down.

Breakdown of STIs

1 icon = 5 diagnoses

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STI Check-ups: Who’s not getting STI check-ups?

According to our survey, 56% of people who are sexually active have never had an STI check-up. But how does this compare with age?

  • 16-24 30%
    Not getting checked
  • 25-34 38%
    Not getting checked
  • 35-44 51%
    Not getting checked
  • 45-54 69%
    Not getting checked
  • 55+ 85%
    Not getting checked

The study shows that the older you are, the less likely you are to get checked for an STI, leaving a high proportion of infections going untreated and undetected.

Sexual Partners: Who’s most and least likely to tell their partner?

According to our survey, 1 in 5 people said they would be unsure or wouldn’t inform their recent sexual partners if they had an STI. However, some cities are more honest than others.

Use the toggle below to reveal the cities which are most and least likely to tell their recent partners if they had a sexual health condition.

Hover over the map to reveal where people are most likely to inform their recent partners if they had a sexual health condition.

Tap on the map to reveal where people are most likely to inform their recent partners if they had a sexual health condition.

Home STI Testing: Taking Control of Your Sexual Health?

Regular STI testing is a crucial aspect of maintaining your sexual health. By getting tested, you can detect and treat sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at an early stage, preventing potential complications and protecting both yourself and your partners. In the UK, the prevalence of STIs remains a significant concern, making testing an essential part of responsible sexual behavior.

If you suspect you may have been exposed to an STI or are experiencing symptoms such as unusual discharge, pain, or itching, it is essential to seek testing promptly. Fortunately, there are convenient and reliable options available, such as home STI test kits. These kits provide a discreet and accessible way to get tested without the need for a doctor's appointment or clinic visit.

Genital Herpes Test

The Genital Herpes Test Kit allows you to test for the herpes simplex virus (HSV) in the comfort of your own home. It provides accurate results, enabling early detection and appropriate management of genital herpes.

Genital Herpes Test Kit

Chlamydia Test

The Chlamydia Test kit is a reliable and convenient way to check for one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. It allows you to collect a sample at home and send it to a laboratory for analysis, ensuring accurate results.

Chlamydia Test kit

HIV Test

The HIV Test kit provides a confidential and accurate way to test for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). With a simple finger-prick blood test, you can determine your HIV status and take appropriate steps to protect your health.

HIV Test

To explore a wider range of STI test kits, you can visit the ZAVA Home STI Test Kits page. There, you'll find additional options for testing various sexually transmitted infections, including gonorrhea, syphilis, and more. Taking control of your sexual health starts with regular testing, and ZAVA offers a convenient and reliable solution to help you stay informed and empowered.

Remember, staying proactive about your sexual health not only benefits you but also contributes to reducing the spread of STIs within our communities. By making testing a priority, you are taking an important step towards a healthier and more responsible approach to sexual well-being.

Most STIs can be successfully treated, but it's important to get any symptoms checked as soon as possible. If you think you may have a sexually transmitted infection seek medical advice.


All STI diagnosis data was sourced from Public Health England, Health Protection Scotland, NHS Wales and the Public Health Agency for Northern Ireland, with the exception of Pubic Lice which was sourced from the raTrust. Genital warts data was unavailable for Scotland. All latest available data was used at the time of sourcing (May 2019). Survey results were based on 2,034 respondents across the UK and were gathered on behalf of Zava by Censuswide during April 2019. Survey statistics for frequency of STI check-ups were based on sexually active respondents only.

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