(measure: percent; Source: World Health Organization)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Percent of children ages 12-23 months with measles immunization
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1980 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 92 percent with a minimum of 82 percent in 1987 and a maximum of 98 percent in 1983.
The latest value from 2018 is 92 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 186
countries is 88 percent.
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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.