Sao Tome and Principe: DPT immunization rate

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with DPT immunization

 Latest value 97
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2022
 Average 82
 Min - Max 26 - 99
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1981 to 2022. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 82 percent with a minimum of 26 percent in 1983 and a maximum of 99 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2022 is 97 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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Sao Tome and Principe - DPT immunization rate - recent values

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Sao Tome and Principe - DPT immunization rate - historical chart - 1981-2022




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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