(measure: percent; Source: World Health Organization)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Percent of one-year-old children with Hepatitis B immunization
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1995 to 2018. The average value for South Korea during that period was 94 percent with a minimum of 82 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 99 percent in 1995.
The latest value from 2018 is 98 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 178
countries is 87 percent.
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Definition: Child immunization rate, hepatitis B is the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received hepatitis B vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized after three doses.