HC Deb 04 March 2003 vol 400 c989W
Mr. Norman

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the immunisation rates were for MMR in each of the last five years. [99184]

Ms Blears

Information about immunisation rates for MMR for children by their second birthday and by their fifth birthday for the last five years is shown in the table.

Percentage of children immunised against MMR
By their 5th birthday1
By their 2nd birthday First dose First and second dose
1997–98 90.8
1998–99 88.3
1999–2000 87.6 93.0 76.0
2000–01 87.4 91.9 74.8
2001–02 84.1 90.8 74.0
1Information about uptake at age 5 was collected for the first time in 1999–2000


Department of Health, Statistics Division SD3G, COVER data