Malawi: DPT immunization rate

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Percent of children ages 12-23 months with DPT immunization

 Latest value 86
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2022
 Average 84
 Min - Max 55 - 99
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1980 to 2022. The average value for Malawi during that period was 84 percent with a minimum of 55 percent in 1985 and a maximum of 99 percent in 2006. The latest value from 2022 is 86 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 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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Malawi - DPT immunization rate - Recent values chart

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Malawi - DPT immunization rate - historical chart - 1980-2022

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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