Costa Rica: Measles immunization rate

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 Costa Rica

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with measles immunization

 Latest value 89
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 88
 Min - Max 60 - 99
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 88 percent with a minimum of 60 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 99 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2021 is 89 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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Costa Rica - Measles immunization rate - recent values

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Costa Rica - 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.


 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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