Cameroon: DPT immunization rate

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 Cameroon

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with DPT immunization

 Latest value 69
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2021
 Average 59
 Min - Max 5 - 89
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1981 to 2021. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 59 percent with a minimum of 5 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 89 percent in 2013. The latest value from 2021 is 69 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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Cameroon - DPT immunization rate - recent values

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Cameroon - DPT immunization rate - historical chart - 1981-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Health spending per capita 58.01 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 3.77 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 60.33 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 62.02 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 58.69 2021 years
 Birth rate 34.94 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 8.58 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 4.46 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 2.90 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 157.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 5.50 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 59.20 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 6.70 2020 percent
 Suicides 9.00 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 69 2021 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 69 2021 percent
 Measles immunization rate 62 2021 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 30.20 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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