Sri Lanka: DPT immunization rate

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 Sri Lanka

Percent of children ages 12-23 months with DPT immunization

 Latest value 98
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2022
 Average 89
 Min - Max 45 - 99
 Source World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 1980 to 2022. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 89 percent with a minimum of 45 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 99 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2022 is 98 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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Sri Lanka - DPT immunization rate - Recent values chart

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Sri Lanka - 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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 Health spending as percent of GDP 4.07 2020 percent
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 Life expectancy, female 79.50 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 73.11 2021 years
 Birth rate 14.02 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 7.36 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 1.99 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.10 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 62.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 11.30 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 25.10 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 5.30 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 38.7 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 83.0 2022 percent
 Suicides 14.00 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 98 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 98 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 99 2022 percent
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