Papua New Guinea - Immunization

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

The value for Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months) in Papua New Guinea was 61.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 68.00 in 2003 and a minimum value of 27.00 in 1983.

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.

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

See also:

Year Value
1980 32.00
1981 32.00
1982 29.00
1983 27.00
1984 34.00
1985 40.00
1986 44.00
1987 44.00
1988 48.00
1989 53.00
1990 68.00
1991 68.00
1992 58.00
1993 58.00
1994 61.00
1995 62.00
1996 56.00
1997 45.00
1998 60.00
1999 60.00
2000 59.00
2001 55.00
2002 61.00
2003 68.00
2004 62.00
2005 61.00
2006 61.00
2007 60.00
2008 52.00
2009 62.00
2010 56.00
2011 61.00

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

Immunization, measles (% of children ages 12-23 months) in Papua New Guinea was 60.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 70.00 in 1992, while its lowest value was 1.00 in 1983.

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 measles after receiving one dose of vaccine.

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

See also:

Year Value
1983 1.00
1984 26.00
1985 33.00
1986 39.00
1987 37.00
1988 46.00
1989 52.00
1990 67.00
1991 69.00
1992 70.00
1993 28.00
1994 36.00
1995 42.00
1996 24.00
1997 50.00
1998 61.00
1999 62.00
2000 62.00
2001 56.00
2002 61.00
2003 63.00
2004 60.00
2005 63.00
2006 65.00
2007 58.00
2008 54.00
2009 55.00
2010 55.00
2011 60.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention