Nicaragua: Measles immunization rate

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 Nicaragua

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with measles immunization

 Latest value 93
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2022
 Average 81
 Min - Max 15 - 99
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1980 to 2022. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 81 percent with a minimum of 15 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 99 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2022 is 93 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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Nicaragua - Measles immunization rate - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Health spending per capita 161.20 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 8.63 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 73.84 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 76.80 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 70.84 2021 years
 Birth rate 20.51 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 4.86 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 2.32 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.30 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 43.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 9.30 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 20.90 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 17.80 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 38.5 2020 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 67.3 2020 percent
 Suicides 4.40 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 92 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 92 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 93 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 16.90 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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