Bhutan: DPT immunization rate

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 Bhutan

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with DPT immunization

 Latest value 98
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 80
 Min - Max 6 - 99
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 80 percent with a minimum of 6 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 99 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 98 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 85 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - DPT immunization rate - recent values

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Bhutan - DPT immunization rate - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Child immunization, DPT, measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received DPT 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.


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 Health spending as percent of GDP 4.37 2020 percent
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 Life expectancy, female 73.77 2021 years
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 Birth rate 12.48 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 6.48 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 1.41 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.20 2021 percent
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 Diabetes prevalence 10.40 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 44.70 2019 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 84.6 2022 percent
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 DPT immunization rate 98 2021 percent
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 Measles immunization rate 97 2021 percent
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