WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2016 global summary

Last updated 1-December 2016 (data as of 18-November-2016)
Next overall update June 2017
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 7'8201 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 1562
GDP / capita (US$): 14'2391 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 1822

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 1'376'049  1'369'436  1'362'514  1'355'387  1'348'174  1'269'975  1'154'606  977'837 
Births 16'601  16'747  16'810  16'798  16'720  15'596  26'119  20'601 
Surviving infants 16'429  16'566  16'620  16'597  16'507  15'129  25'031  19'598 
Pop. less than 5 years 83'186  82'727  81'623  80'281  79'290  79'848  132'564  99'827 
Pop. less than 15 years 237'115  235'609  233'730  232'141  231'892  318'321  333'012  353'939 
Female 15-49 years 362'976  367'476  371'413  374'583  376'690  351'153  311'767  234'454 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for China)
Diphtheria
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  19  421  9'767 
Japanese encephalitis
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  624  858  2'178  1'763  1'625 
Measles
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  42'361  52'628  26'883  6'183  9'943  71'093  85'705  1'122'285 
Mumps
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  182'833  187'500  327'759  479'518  454'385 
Pertussis
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  6'658  3'408  1'712  2'183  2'517  5'561  20'015  613'648 
Polio*
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  21  5'065  7'442 
Rubella
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  8'133  11'793  17'580  40'156  65'549 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  306  426  492  674  3'230 
Tetanus (total)**
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  426  492 
Yellow fever
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* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV). For desagregated data please click on this hyperlink: https://extranet.who.int/polis/public/CaseCount.aspx
it does not include cases of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) and cases of non polio acute flaccid paralysis [AFP]).
** Neonatal Tetanus and Total Tetanus cases equality may be the result from a lack of non-Neonatal Tetanus surveillance system.

Percentage target population vaccinated by antigen

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  Most recent coverage survey4  

Official country estimates5

  (Click for retrospective coverage estimates data for China)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2007  99  HHS     99*  99  99*  99  99*  85  99 
DTP1          99*  99  99*  99  99* 
DTP3 2007  91  HHS     99*  99  99*  99  99*  85  97 
DTP4          99  99 
IPV1         
HepB_BD          96  94  99  96  95 
HepB3 2007  93  HHS     99*  99  99*  99  99*  60 
Hib3         
JapEnc          99*  99  99*  99  99 
MCV1          99*  99  99*  99  99*  98  98 
MCV2          99  99  99*  99  99 
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2007  92  HHS     99*  99  99*  99  99*  90  98 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          99  99  96  99  99 
TT2plus         
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2017

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for China)
BCG
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  99  99  99  99  99  84  99 
DTP1
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  99  99  99  99  99  94  98 
DTP3
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  99  99  99  99  99  85  97 
HepB3
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  99  99  99  99  99  60 
HepB_BD
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  96  94  99  96  95 
Hib3
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MCV1
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  99  99  99  99  99  84  98 
MCV2
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  99  99  99  99  99 
PCV3
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Pol3
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  99  99  99  99  99  86  98 
RCV1
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  99  99  96  95  86 
RotaC
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Number of districts in the country 2'854  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
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Greater or equal to 90% 100
From 80 to 89% 0
From 50 to 79% 0
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 6 years; Yes
DTaP 3, 4, 5, 18-24 months; Yes
HepA 18 months; Yes
HepB birth; 1, 6 months; Yes
IPV 2 months; No
Influenza_Adult >= 60 years; Yes Pregnant women, adults with chronic diseases, elderly and other risk groups
Influenza_Pediatric 6 months to 8 years (x2) Yes
JE_Inactd 8 months; +7 days; 2, 6 years; No
JE_LiveAtd 8 months; 2 years; Yes
MMR 18-24 months; Yes
MR 8 months; Yes
MenA 6-18 months (x2); Yes polysaccharide
MenAC 3, 6 years; Yes
OPV 2, 3, 4 months; 4 years; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009 

Planning and management

Has the country a Multi-Year Plan (MYP) for immunization? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2016-2020  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015   
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number              

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 2'961  2'959  2'959  2'956  3'092  3'092  3'118 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 2'961  2'710  2'952  2'955  3'048  3'038  3'093 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 100  92  100  100  99  98  99 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 2'920  2'345  2'917  2'913  3'002  2'983  2'812 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 99  79  99  99  97  96  90 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes   
Is there a national system to monitor adverse events following immunization (AEFI)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 100  100  100  100  100    100 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

Has the country a standing technical advisory group on immunization (NITAG)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes   

Sources

 1  "The 2016 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2016, data for 2015
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2015 revision". New York, 2016.
 4  UNICEF/WHO survey database
 5  If no official estimate is available, the administrative coverage is reported. '*' indicates coverage over 99.5%.
 6  WHO-UNICEF estimates.