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Childhood Vaccination Coverage Statistics - 2020-21

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Childhood Vaccination Coverage Statistics - 2020-21


Summary

This statistical report, co-authored with Public Health England (PHE), reports childhood vaccination coverage statistics for England in 2020-21.

Data relates to the routine vaccinations offered to all children up to the age of 5 years, derived from the Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER). Additional information on children aged 2 and 3 vaccinated against seasonal flu are collected from GPs through PHE's ImmForm system.


Vaccine coverage in 2020-21 shows small changes compared to 2019-20

Of the 13 vaccine coverage measures, where a comparable figure is available:

2 vaccines had increased coverage of between 0.1% and 0.3%

2 vaccines had no change

9 vaccines had decreased coverage of between 0.1% and 0.5%   

5-in-1 coverage at 5 years remains above 95% target

Coverage at 5 years in 2020-21 was 95.2%, the same as it was in 2019-20.

MMR1 coverage remains below the 95% target*

MMR1 coverage at 24 months was 90.3% in 2020-21, a decrease from 90.6% in 2019-20.

MMR1 coverage at 5 years was 94.3% in 2020-21, a decrease from 94.5% the previous year.



Last edited: 1 October 2021 12:42 pm