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23.4% of the world has received a COVID vaccine. See how your country is doing

June 30, 2021, 9:29 PM UTC

The world may have administered its 3 billionth COVID vaccination yesterday, but in the global race of the virus against the vaccine, SARS-2-CoV is the moment’s undisputed winner. With the highly transmissible Delta variant now spreading quickly and to devastating effect in 96 countries, the past week has brought record-breaking caseloads in Africa, widespread lockdowns in Australia—relatively untouched by the virus until now—and the reinstituting of indoor mask mandates in Los Angeles and Israel (where vaccinated individuals have been among the newly infected, though not severely ill).

The worldwide vaccine drive, meanwhile, remains in its early stages, with just 23.4% of the global population having received at least one vaccine dose as of Tuesday, June 29, according to Our World in Data, which compiles data from local governments. That’s up from 20.9% two weeks ago. Most of those vaccines were administered in wealthy countries, particularly in North America and Europe; despite much discussion of the inequalities in the global rollout, just 0.9% of individuals in low-income countries have received one dose.

Among the countries with the highest percentage of vaccinated residents are Iceland (75.9%), Canada (68%), the U.K. (65.7%), Chile (65.5%), Uruguay (64.7), and Israel (64.5%). Forty-four countries and territories, including the U.S. (53.8%), Germany (54.1%), and Italy (55.9%), have vaccinated more than half their populations.

Sixty-seven countries and territories, including Thailand (9.6%), South Africa (4.9%), and Vietnam (3.5%), have vaccinated less than 10% of their populations; 14 countries, most of them in Africa, have yet to reach 1% of their citizens. 

Countries with relatively high vaccination rates are not necessarily those with the lowest rates of new coronavirus cases. The Seychelles and Mongolia, both of which relied on Chinese COVID shots and have vaccination rates over 60%, have the highest levels of newly reported cases. Other virus hotspots include many countries in South America, Southern Africa, the Middle East, Russia, and the U.K.  

Share of the population that has received at least one shot

CountryShare vaccinated
Afghanistan1.7%
Africa2.6%
Albania19%
Andorra50%
Angola2.9%
Anguilla61.8%
Antigua and Barbuda37%
Argentina35.9%
Armenia1.8%
Aruba63.3%
Asia23.6%
Australia23.6%
Austria52.5%
Azerbaijan21.4%
Bahamas13.8%
Bahrain62.1%
Bangladesh3.5%
Barbados33.1%
Belgium60.5%
Belize20.1%
Benin0.3%
Bermuda66.9%
Bhutan62.8%
Bolivia15.3%
Bosnia & Herzegovina9.2%
Botswana6.5%
Brazil34.2%
British Virgin Isl.41.6%
Brunei14.5%
Bulgaria13.7%
Burkina Faso0.1%
Cambodia24.5%
Cameroon0.3%
Canada68%
Cape Verde13.7%
Cayman Islands73.4%
Central African Rep.1.6%
Chad0.1%
Chile65.5%
China43.2%
Colombia22%
Congo1.9%
Cook Islands55.5%
Costa Rica32%
Cote d’Ivoire2.8%
Croatia36.1%
Cuba23.8%
Curacao54.1%
Cyprus51.1%
Czechia46.9%
Dem. Rep. of Congo0.1%
Denmark56.7%
Dominica28.2%
Dominican Republic45%
Ecuador15.6%
Egypt3.4%
El Salvador24.5%
Equatorial Guinea10.7%
Estonia42%
Eswatini3.2%
Europe40.8%
European Union50.4%
Faeroe Islands57.4%
Fiji31.1%
Finland58.2%
France49.6%
French Polynesia25.4%
Gabon1.7%
Gambia1.3%
Georgia6.5%
Germany54.1%
Ghana2.7%
Greece46.1%
Greenland46.6%
Grenada17.4%
Guatemala4.3%
Guinea2.9%
Guinea-Bissau1.1%
Guyana29.3%
Honduras6.3%
Hong Kong29.5%
Hungary56.8%
Iceland75.9%
India19.6%
Indonesia10.5%
Iran4.8%
Iraq1.4%
Ireland47.6%
Isle of Man74.4%
Israel64.5%
Italy55.9%
Jamaica5.8%
Japan22.9%
Jersey68.5%
Jordan23.2%
Kazakhstan17.3%
Kenya1.9%
Kosovo6%
Kyrgyzstan1.5%
Laos12.2%
Latvia34.5%
Lebanon13%
Liberia1.6%
Libya5.4%
Liechtenstein49.7%
Lithuania45.4%
Luxembourg53.5%
Macao35.8%
Madagascar0.7%
Malawi2%
Malaysia17.3%
Maldives58.6%
Mali0.7%
Malta80.9%
Mauritania2.9%
Mauritius38.2%
Mexico23.6%
Moldova11%
Monaco50.6%
Mongolia60.5%
Montenegro23.9%
Montserrat28.2%
Morocco26.9%
Mozambique1.1%
Namibia4.6%
Nauru69.2%
Nepal8.9%
Netherlands58.6%
New Caledonia20.8%
New Zealand14.6%
Niger0.9%
Nigeria1.1%
North America42.3%
North Macedonia15.5%
Norway46%
Oceania17.1%
Oman16.7%
Pakistan4.9%
Palestine9.6%
Panama23.4%
Papua New Guinea0.5%
Paraguay6.8%
Peru13%
Philippines7%
Pitcairn100%
Poland44.4%
Portugal54.5%
Qatar59.1%
Romania24.4%
Russia15.2%
Saint Kitts and Nevis42.6%
Saint Lucia16.7%
Samoa25%
San Marino65.8%
Sao Tome and Principe7.5%
Senegal3.1%
Serbia39.6%
Seychelles71.9%
Sierra Leone1%
Singapore55.9%
Sint Maarten (Dutch)49.3%
Slovakia37%
Slovenia39.3%
Solomon Islands2.6%
Somalia0.9%
South Africa4.9%
South America29.2%
South Korea29.9%
South Sudan0.4%
Spain53.5%
Sri Lanka12.3%
Sudan1.3%
Suriname26.9%
Sweden47%
Switzerland49.8%
Syria0.6%
Taiwan8.2%
Tajikistan1.2%
Thailand9.6%
Timor12.6%
Tonga27.1%
Trinidad and Tobago15.2%
Tunisia10.7%
Turkey40.7%
Turks & Caicos Isl.58.6%
Uganda1.9%
Ukraine4.4%
United Kingdom65.7%
United States53.8%
Uruguay64.7%
Vanuatu2.4%
Venezuela4.3%

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