Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP3) containing vaccine coverage: In 2013, estimated global coverage with three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing vaccine increased to 84% compared to 74% in 2000. An estimated 112 million infants were vaccinated. However, an estimated 21.8 million infants worldwide are still not being reached by routine immunization services. Close to 70% of these children live in ten countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Viet Nam and South Africa.

fact buffet


112 millioninfants vaccinated with 3 doses of DTP
in 2013

DTP3 immunization coverage


2–3 milliondeaths from diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), and measles averted annually by vaccination

Global immunization coverage, 2013
pdf, 214kb


1.5 millionchildren under the age of 5 died from vaccine-preventable diseases in 2008

Global immunization coverage, 2013
pdf, 214kb

The Global Health Observatory theme pages provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme.



Regional Health Observatories

Contact us

Please send us your comment or question by e-mail.