Costa Rica: Hepatitis B immunization rate

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 Costa Rica

Percent of one-year-old children with Hepatitis B immunization

 Latest value 94
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2021
 Average 90
 Min - Max 76 - 98
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1997 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 90 percent with a minimum of 76 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 98 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 94 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 183 countries is 84 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Costa Rica - Hepatitis B immunization rate - recent values

Historical chart
Costa Rica - Hepatitis B immunization rate - historical chart - 1997-2021




Definition: Child immunization rate, hepatitis B is the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received hepatitis B vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized after three doses.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Health spending per capita 953.08 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 7.86 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 77.02 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 79.81 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 74.42 2021 years
 Birth rate 11.87 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 7.19 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 1.53 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.50 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 10.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 8.80 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 19.00 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 3.40 2020 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 81.1 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 80.4 2022 percent
 Suicides 8.10 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 99 2021 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 94 2021 percent
 Measles immunization rate 89 2021 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 14.80 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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