Human Development Data for the Arab States

Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months)

Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received 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.

Source: WHO and UNICEF (http://www.who.int/immunization_monitoring/routine/en/).


Country/Region 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Algeria .. 89 86 88 95 95 93 95 95
Bahrain 72 94 97 98 98 97 98 98 99
Comoros .. 94 70 68 69 75 81 83 74
Djibouti .. 85 46 71 72 88 89 89 88
Iraq 14 83 78 65 57 51 61 67 65
Jordan 30 92 91 95 98 98 97 98 98
Kuwait 67 71 98 99 99 99 99 99 98
Lebanon .. 82 83 74 74 74 74 74 74
Mauritania .. 33 53 71 68 75 74 64 64
Morocco .. 81 95 98 97 95 99 99 99
Oman 18 98 99 99 98 99 99 98 99
Qatar 61 82 80 97 96 94 97 99 97
Saudi Arabia 41 92 95 96 96 96 98 98 98
Somalia .. 19 33 35 26 40 31 42 45
Sudan 1 62 62 78 78 84 86 81 90
Syrian Arab Republic 13 91 84 80 80 80 79 80 80
Tunisia .. 93 97 98 99 98 99 99 98
United Arab Emirates 11 85 94 94 92 92 92 93 94
Arab States 30.8 80.8 82.7 84.6 83.8 84.7 85.9 86.3 87.5
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) .. 90.2 82.6 84.7 88.3 89.8 92.2 94.3 94.2
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) .. .. 92.7 94.6 94.5 95.6 95.4 95.4 95.3
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 37 68.1 90.7 93.2 93.1 92.8 92.1 92.8 92.7
Least Developed Countries: UN classification .. 56.5 61.4 74 75.3 78.4 78.7 79.9 79.8
OECD Members 69.8 82.6 92.6 95.4 95.5 95.8 95.2 95.1 95.3
South Asia 6.2 66.9 63.7 71.4 71.1 74.2 74.6 75.9 76.3
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) .. 56.7 54.8 64.8 66.6 69.6 72 75 76.6
World .. 76.2 74.5 79.3 80.3 82.1 83.2 84.8 85.1


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