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Immunisation Statistics Report 2016

18 October 2017

The latest Immunisation Statistics report is released today by the Statistics Unit. This report is designed to provide a yearly update of immunisation uptake rates for children and adults in Jersey.

Immunisations of children, calendar year 2016:

  • uptake rates for all complete primary courses of immunisations by 12 months of age remained high, at 96 per cent or above
  • by 12 months of age uptake of the rotavirus vaccine was 94 per cent
  • overall uptake rates by 24 months of age remained high; only the uptake rate for the 5-in-1 vaccine exceeded 95 per cent
  • uptake rates of one dose of MMR by five years of age was 97 per cent. Rates for the second dose of MMR vaccine by five years of age and the DTaP/IPV booster remained at rates similar to the previous year, 2015, while the rate for the Hib/MenC booster returned to levels seen two years previously, in 2014, following a decrease in 2015

Immunisations of teenagers, academic year 2016-2017:

  • 88 per cent of females in school Year 8 received two doses of the HPV vaccine, thereby completing the course. This latest uptake rate was similar to that for the previous academic year 2015-2016
  • the uptake rate for the Td/IPV booster was 93 per cent for pupils in school Year 9
  • uptake of the MenACWY vaccine was 94 per cent, a similar level to the previous academic year, 2015-2016

Seasonal influenza immunisations, winter 2016-2017:

  • 59 per cent of school children in Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 were vaccinated against seasonal flu
  • half of people aged 65 or over who were registered with a GP received a seasonal flu vaccination
  • around 1 in 3 pre-school children aged 2 to 4 years (32 per cent), 1 in 4 pregnant women (28 per cent) and 1 in 4 of those deemed at clinical risk aged 16 to 64 (24 per cent) also received a vaccination 

Immunisations of adults, calendar year 2016 (immunised up to 31 December 2016):

  • pneumococcal vaccine (PPV) coverage was 47 per cent amongst registered patients aged 65 years or over and was 59 per cent for those aged 75 or over
  • shingles vaccine coverage was 70 per cent of registered patients turning 70 years of age in 2016

Immunisation Statistics 2016 Report

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