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Statistics on Vaccination Programmes in the Past 3 years

Statistics on Vaccination Programmes in the Past 3 years
2024-05-26

The Government provides free or subsidised seasonal influenza vaccination and pneumococcal vaccination to eligible Hong Kong residents (target groups). The following statistics include the number of doses administered to target groups under the Government Vaccination Programme (GVP), Vaccination Subsidy Scheme (VSS), and Seasonal Influenza Vaccination School Outreach (Free of Charge) Programme (SIVSOP). The following statistics do not include vaccinations administered through other sectors.

For information about the Government's vaccination schemes, please click here.


Seasonal Influenza Vaccination

The data pertains to target groups who received seasonal influenza vaccination under the Government Vaccination Programme (GVP), the Vaccination Subsidy Scheme (VSS) and the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination School Outreach (Free of Charge) Programme (SIVSOP).

Target group

Number of vaccine recipients (% of the persons in the target group)a

2021/22 2022/23 2023/24 (As at 26 May 2024)

Children of age 6 months to under 6 years

107,400 (37.6%) 93,000 (37.8%) 113,700 (48.4%)

Children of age 6 to under 12 years

234,500 (65.8%) 209,700 (60.2%) 235,100 (68.0%)

Children of age 12 to under 18 yearsb

N/A 62,600 (19.3%) 142,300 (40.8%)

Persons of age 50 to 64 years

198,700 (11.2%) 320,200 (17.8%) 348,000 (19.1%)

Persons of age 65 years or above

578,700 (40.4%) 734,200 (48.3%) 838,900 (51.2%)

Othersc

97,300 112,300 139,100


a
 Only where accurate population statistics available for the group.

In 2022/23, eligible groups of Hong Kong residents are expanded to include those less than 18 years (or secondary school students) in various SIV programmes under the DH for this season.

Eligible pregnant women, persons with chronic medical problems, healthcare workers, poultry workers, pig farmers or pig-slaughtering industry personnel.


Pneumococcal Vaccination

The data pertains to elderly of age 65 years or above who received pneumococcal vaccination under the Government Vaccination Programme (GVP) and the Vaccination Subsidy Scheme (VSS).

2021/22 2022/23 2023/24
(as at 26 May 2024)

Number of vaccine# recipients

53,500* 82,000&  103,400^

Cumulative % among elderly population +

42.4% 41.7% 41.8%@

23vPPV; PCV13 or PCV15

* Including 30 600 doses of 23vPPV and 22 900 doses of PCV13.

& Including 39 800 doses of 23vPPV and 42 200 doses of PCV13.

^ Including 50 800 doses of 23vPPV; 47 200 doses of PCV13 and 5 400 doses of PCV15.

+ Refers to the cumulative percentage of surviving elderly, among elderly population, who had received at least a dose of 23vPPV; PCV13 or PCV15 under the programmes.

The relevant figures are calculated based on the accumulative number of persons vaccinated (excluding those deceased) as at 29 February 2024.