Skip navigation
 

National immunisation uptake data

Uptake of scheduled childhood vaccination

The uptake of scheduled childhood vaccination in Wales is recorded in the COVER (Coverage of Vaccination Evaluation Rapidly) report. This is published on both a quarterly and annual basis. More information about COVER is available from: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sites3/page.cfm?orgid=457&pid=42384
 

Latest Quarterly Report

 
 
Key points from COVER Report 109
  • Uptake of all scheduled immunisations, except Men C, in children less than one year of age exceeded the 95% uptake target this quarter. Nineteen Local Authority (LA) areas exceeded the 95% uptake target for the "5 in 1" and pneumococcal conjugate immunisations in one year olds.
  • Uptake of the first MMR dose by two years of age was 97% this quarter, ranging by LA from 93% to 99%. Twenty-one LA areas and all seven Health Boards achieved the target of 95% uptake.
  • This quarter, 88% of children were up to date with all their routine vaccinations by four years of age.
  • Uptake of the second MMR dose by five years of age remained at 93% this quarter.
  • Uptake of 4 in 1 pre-school booster in five year old children increased to 94%.
  • Uptake of first dose of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in girls in the 2013-14 School Year 8 was 87%.Coverage of acomplete three dose course in girls in the 2012-13 School Year 8 was 85%.
  • Coverage of one dose of MMR vaccine in 16 year olds this quarter was 95% and coverage of a completed two dose course was 89%.

        All Wales Summary Chart (COVER 108)

Maps indicating the uptake of the 5-in-1 vaccination by one year of age and the uptake of the MMR1 vaccination at two years of age in HB resident children for October - December 2013 are given below:
 

        Cover 105: 5 in 1

        Cover 105: mmr

5 in 1 uptake by 1 year of age 

1 dose of MMR uptake by 2 years of age

download a document  open larger version of the map

download a document open larger version of the map

 
Both maps show results for October - December 2013.
 
The trends chart below, shows uptake of selected routine childhood immunisations in Wales resident children, as reported in the Public Health Wales Quarterly COVER reports from 1990. Uptakes of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Hib, MenC and PCV2 are are presented for one year old children. Uptake of the first dose of MMR and the Hib/MenC are presented for two year old children. Uptake of the second dose on MMR is presented for five year old children.
 
        COVER Trends Graph (COVER 108)

Quarterly reports

Quarterly Cover Reports 2003-2013
Please select the required report from the drop-down list below and then press 'Go'
 

 

Annual reports 

Annual Cover Reports 2003-2013
Please select the required report from the drop-down list below and then press 'Go'
 

 

Annual Local Authority (LA) uptake trend charts

download a document  LA trend chart for uptake of the 5 in 1 vaccine by one year of age (by financial year)
download a document  Max/min uptake by LA of the 5 in 1 vaccine by one year of age (by financial year)

download a document  LA trend chart for uptake of one dose of MMR by two years of age (by financial year)
download a document  Max/min uptake by LA of one dose of MMR by two years of age (by financial year)

download a document  LA trend chart for uptake of two doses of MMR by five years of age (by financial year)
download a document  Max/min uptake by LA of two doses of MMR by five years of age (by financial year)

download a document  LA trend chart for uptake of 4 in 1 preschool booster by 5 years of age (by financial year)
download a document  Max/min uptake by LA of 4 in 1 preschool booster by 5 years of age (by financial year)

 
 
 


Last updated: 24/02/2014