Afghanistan: Measles immunization rate

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 Afghanistan

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with measles immunization

 Latest value 63
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 41
 Min - Max 8 - 71
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 41 percent with a minimum of 8 percent in 1982 and a maximum of 71 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 63 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Afghanistan - Measles immunization rate - recent values

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Afghanistan - Measles immunization rate - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Child immunization, measles, measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received the measles vaccination before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against measles after receiving one dose of vaccine.


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 Health spending per capita 81.32 2021 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 16.83 2021 percent
 Life expectancy 61.98 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 65.28 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 58.92 2021 years
 Birth rate 35.84 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 7.34 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 4.64 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.10 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 185.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 10.90 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 44.90 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 29.80 2020 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 27.7 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 36.4 2022 percent
 Suicides 4.10 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 66 2021 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 66 2021 percent
 Measles immunization rate 63 2021 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 15.90 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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