Before you study the difference between positive and negative integers, you are advised to read:
What are Integers ?
The numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,.... and so on..... all are called Positive Integers . The numbers 5, 4, 3, 2, 1,..all are called Negative Integers
Or we can say Integers on the right hand side of Zero on number line are known as Positive Integers and Integers on the left hand side of Zero on number line are known as Negative Integers.
Let’s understand this with the help of following number line:

