Nigeria: DPT immunization rate

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 Nigeria

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with DPT immunization

 Latest value 62
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1984 - 2022
 Average 41
 Min - Max 9 - 66
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1984 to 2022. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 41 percent with a minimum of 9 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 66 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 62 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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Nigeria - DPT immunization rate - Recent values chart

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Nigeria - DPT immunization rate - historical chart - 1984-2022




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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 Birth rate 37.12 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 13.08 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 5.24 2021 births per woman
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 Diabetes prevalence 3.60 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 68.90 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 15.90 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 21.2 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 35.7 2022 percent
 Suicides 3.50 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 62 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 62 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 60 2022 percent
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