Which Country Vaccinates Childern Against Measles the Most?

Immunisation, Measles (As % of Children Aged 12-23 Months) (%), 2019
Health Care | December 30, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2019, Nicaragua ranked the highest in measles immunisation of children aged 12-23 months as a percentage of all children with 99.0% followed by Cuba and Oman. On the other end of the scale was Papua New Guinea with 37.0%, Chad with 41.0% and Montenegro with 42.0%.

Average measles immunisation of children aged 12-23 months as a percentage of all children reached 85.7% in 2019 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.056 % less than in the previous year and 5.29 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average measles immunisation of children aged 12-23 months as a percentage of all children reached an all time high of 85.7% in 2019 and an all time low of 45.4% in 1986. The average annual growth amounted to 1.58 % since 1980.

Data for more countries are available at Immunisation, Measles (As % of Children Aged 12-23 Months) indicator page.

Immunisation, Measles (As % of Children Aged 12-23 Months) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Cuba % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Eritrea % 94.0% 90.0% 97.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Georgia % 97.0% 92.0% 96.0% 93.0% 95.0%
Hungary % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Iran % 98.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Kazakhstan % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Maldives % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Nicaragua % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Oman % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Portugal % 98.0% 98.0% 98.0% 98.0% 98.0%
Qatar % 97.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Seychelles % 97.0% 99.0% 98.0% 97.0% 99.0%
Sri Lanka % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Trinidad and Tobago % 91.0% 96.0% 89.0% 86.0% 93.0%
United Arab Emirates % 98.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0%