Dominica: DPT immunization rate

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 Dominica

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with DPT immunization

 Latest value 92
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 96
 Min - Max 63 - 99
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Dominica during that period was 96 percent with a minimum of 63 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 99 percent in 1982. The latest value from 2021 is 92 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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Dominica - DPT immunization rate - recent values

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Dominica - 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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 Life expectancy, male 69.73 2021 years
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 Death rate 8.99 2021 deaths per 1000 people
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