WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2017 global summary

Last updated 06-Sep-2017 (data as of 05-Sep-2017)
Next overall update 2018
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 7'8201 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 92
GDP / capita (US$): 14'2391 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 112

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 1'403'500  1'397'029  1'390'110  1'382'793  1'375'199  1'283'199  1'172'445  993'877 
Births 16'801  17'035  17'208  17'312  17'349  16'257  25'542  21'033 
Surviving infants 16'628  16'855  17'020  17'115  17'141  15'772  24'479  20'019 
Pop. less than 5 years 85'866  85'885  85'711  84'982  83'987  81'758  133'230  100'621 
Pop. less than 15 years 248'427  247'073  245'788  244'178  242'707  316'040  337'208  354'808 
Female 15-49 years 359'277  364'135  368'545  372'400  375'556  355'403  314'808  238'072 

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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  1'130  624  858  2'178  1'763 
Measles
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  24'820  42'361  52'628  26'883  6'183  71'093  85'705  1'122'285 
Mumps
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  175'001  182'833  187'500  327'759  479'518 
Pertussis
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  5'584  6'658  3'408  1'712  2'183  5'561  20'015  613'648 
Polio*
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  5'065  7'442 
Rubella
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  4'535  8'133  11'793  17'580  40'156 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  177  306  426  492  674  3'230 
Tetanus (total)**
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  426  492 
Yellow fever
 
* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV). For disaggregated 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  99 
IPV1         
HepB_BD          96  96  94  99  96 
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 
MenA         
PCV1         
PCV2         
PCV3         
Pol3 2007  92  HHS     99  99*  99  99*  99  90  98 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          99*  99  99  96  99 
TT2plus         
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
* indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid-July 2018

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  96  94  99  96 
Hib3
 
MCV1
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  99  99  99  99  99  84  98 
MCV2
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  99  99  99  99  99 
PCV3
 
Pol3
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  99  99  99  99  99  86  98 
RCV1
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  99  99  99  96  95 
RotaC
 

Click for WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for PAB time series.

Number of districts in the country 2'850  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% 104
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 (2016 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 6 years; Yes
DTaP 3, 4, 5 months; Yes
HepA_Pediatric 18, 24 months; Yes
HepB_Pediatric birth; 1, 6 months; Yes
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
IPV 2 months; Yes
JE_LiveAtd 8 months; 2 years; Yes
MenA 6, 9 months; Yes polysaccharide
MenAC 3, 6 years; Yes
MMR 18 months; Yes
MR 8 months; Yes
OPV 3, 4 months; 4 years; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010 

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  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 2'850  2'961  2'959  2'959  2'956  3'092  3'092 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 2'956  2'961  2'710  2'952  2'955  3'048  3'038 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 104  100  92  100  100  99  98 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 2'937  2'920  2'345  2'917  2'913  3'002  2'983 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 103  99  79  99  99  97  96 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  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

% of 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  Yes 

Sources

 1  "The 2017 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 2017 revision". New York, 2017.
 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.