Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months)

Definition: Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against diphtheria, pertussis (or whooping cough), and tetanus (DPT) after receiving three doses of vaccine.

Description: The map below shows how Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Albania, with a value of 99.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Chad, with a value of 22.00.

Source: WHO and UNICEF (http://www.who.int/immunization_monitoring/routine/en/).

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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