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

Last updated 27-May-2016 (Data received as of 20-May-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
2015 data are provisionary
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Development status: Developed economy GNI / capita (US$): 42'6901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 42
GDP / capita (US$): 39'1371 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 42

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 64'716  64'331  63'956  63'574  63'165  58'867  57'110  56'222 
Births 813  810  808  805  801  696  778  686 
Surviving infants 809  807  805  802  798  692  772  678 
Pop. less than 5 years 4'058  4'074  4'121  4'155  4'113  3'551  3'823  3'381 
Pop. less than 15 years 11'503  11'388  11'324  11'289  11'228  11'214  10'834  11'818 
Female 15-49 years 14'839  14'922  14'992  15'041  15'072  14'140  14'128  13'136 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the))
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  91  133  1'919  2'092  1'112  104  28'228  147'962 
Mumps
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  1'008  2'958  4'718  3'178  2'716  1'089 
Pertussis
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  5'207  4'046  6'090  11'980  1'243  866  16'605  22'924 
Polio*
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Rubella
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  13  70  75 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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  18  30 
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 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG         
DTP1         
DTP3          96  95  95  95  95  91  85 
DTP4          93  90 
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3         
Hib3          96  95  95  95  95  91 
JapEnc         
MCV1          95  93  93  92  90  88  89 
MCV2          91  89  88  87  85  76 
PCV1         
PCV3          93  93  93  92  90 
Pol3          96  95  95  95  95  91  90 
Rota1         
RotaC          89 
Rubella1          93  93  95  92  90 
TT2plus         
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2016

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the))
DTP1
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  98  98  98  98  97  94  66 
DTP3
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  95  95  95  95  91  84  41 
HepB3
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HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  95  95  95  95  91 
MCV1
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  93  93  92  90  88  87  53 
MCV2
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  89  88  87  85  76 
PCV3
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  93  93  92  90 
Pol3
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  95  95  95  95  91  92  81 
RotaC
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Number of districts in the country 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%
From 80 to 89%
From 50 to 79%
Less than 50%
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
100
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes At birth to high risk groups only, but some areas with high proportion of risk groups offer it universally at birth
DTaPHibIPV 8, 12, 16 weeks; Yes
DTaPIPV 3 years and 4 months; Yes and pregnant women
HPV 12-13 years (x2); Yes
HepB_Pediatric Yes High risk groups only
HibMenC 1 year; Yes
Influenza 2-3 years; >=65 years; Yes and risk groups
MMR 12 months; 3 years and 4 months; Yes Additional screening offered to susceptible women identified through antenatal services.
MenACWY Issued for use in specific groups (e.g. asplenics)
MenC_conj 12 weeks; 14 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 8, 16 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_ps >=65 years; Yes
Rabies st contact; +7, +28 days; Yes
Rotavirus 8, 12 weeks;
TdIPV 14 years; Yes
Varicella 1st contact; Non-immune HCW

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              
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number   151  152  151  151  152  173 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 174  176  176  421  177  173  173 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 172  175  176  176  177  166  159 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 99  99  100  42  100  96  92 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 89  67  33 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 51  38  19 

Safety

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

Finance

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

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2013 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2013, data for 2012
 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.