Human Development Data for the Arab States

Immunization, measles (% 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 measles after receiving one dose 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 .. 83 80 83 91 92 88 92 95
Bahrain 45 87 98 99 99 99 99 99 99
Comoros .. 87 70 67 66 65 76 79 72
Djibouti .. 85 50 65 67 74 73 84 85
Iraq 9 75 87 69 62 64 75 80 73
Jordan 29 87 94 95 99 95 95 95 98
Kuwait 48 66 99 99 99 99 99 99 98
Lebanon .. 61 71 53 53 53 53 53 53
Mauritania .. 38 62 61 62 67 65 59 67
Morocco .. 79 93 97 95 95 96 98 98
Oman 22 98 99 98 96 97 97 97 97
Qatar 26 79 91 99 99 92 96 99 99
Saudi Arabia 8 88 94 97 95 96 97 98 98
Somalia 9 30 24 35 35 35 34 43 46
Sudan .. 57 58 69 73 79 79 82 90
Syrian Arab Republic 13 87 84 81 81 81 81 82 82
Tunisia .. 93 95 96 98 98 98 98 97
United Arab Emirates 34 80 94 92 92 92 92 93 94
Arab States .. 76.9 81.6 82.1 81.6 83.3 83.3 85.5 86.9
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) .. 89.3 82.6 85.1 89.6 90.5 93 94.2 95.5
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) .. .. 93.1 95.1 96.3 96.3 96.1 95.6 96.2
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 43.2 76 92.9 93.4 94.8 94.4 94.6 94.4 93.2
Least Developed Countries: UN classification .. 55 59.6 70.4 72.6 75.6 75 77 77.7
OECD Members 57.8 82.2 91.3 93.1 93.6 93.3 93.5 93.5 93.8
South Asia .. 55.9 57.2 68.5 73.3 76.5 77.3 76.9 77.3
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) .. 57.2 54.9 62.9 65.6 67.4 69.3 72.9 75.5
World .. 72.9 72.7 77.9 80.9 82.3 83.5 84.4 85.3


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