Democratic Republic of the Congo: Measles immunization rate

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with measles immunization

 Latest value 56
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2022
 Average 46
 Min - Max 15 - 69
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1980 to 2022. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 46 percent with a minimum of 15 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 69 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2022 is 56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 187 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
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Measles immunization rate - Recent values chart

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Measles immunization rate - historical chart - 1980-2022




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 21.25 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 4.05 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 59.19 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 61.52 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 56.95 2021 years
 Birth rate 42.05 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 9.70 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 6.16 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.70 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 317.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 5.80 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 64.90 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 35.30 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 0.5 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 24.2 2022 percent
 Suicides 6.70 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 65 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 65 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 56 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 34.90 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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