Infographics: Vaccination in different parts of Latvia

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The National Health Service published a set of infographics August 20 showing the proportions of vaccinated population in different groups of society and different areas of Latvia. 

Overall, it can be seen that older residents have been more active in the regions, whereas younger and middle-aged people's vaccinated population centers around Rīga.

The municipalities with the highest proportion of vaccinated people overall are the municipalities of Valmiera, Saulkrasti and Ādaži, with nearly half of the population having had at least one jab. Another 26 municipalities are approaching that number.

In the group aged 60 to 69 years, Saldus and Valmiera municipalities are in the lead with 69%, tailed by Smiltene and Limbaži municipalities. 

Saldus and Valmiera municipalities lead also in the group aged 70 to 79, with 82% and 80% of the population vaccinated, respectively.

In the age group 80 to 89, the Limbaži municipality leads with 71% followed by Valmiera, Saulkrasti and Ogre municipalities at 70%. Valmiera municipality leads in the age group 90+, with 51% of the population having had at least one jab. 

In the age groups 30 to 39, 40 to 49, and 50 to 59, the vaccinated population tends to center around the capital: Mārupe municipality leads in all groups (64%; 67%; 62%) tailed by Ādaži municipality (62%; 62%; 59%) and Ķekava and Ropaži municipalities. In the age group 50 to 59, Valmiera municipality is also more active in vaccination.

Mārupe and Ādaži municipalities are in the lead also when it comes to youth and teenager vaccination: in the age groups 12 to 15 and 16 to 17 Mārupe leads with 33% and 56% respectively, Ādaži follows with 29% and 52%. In the age group 18 to 29, the places are swapped, Ādaži leading with 62% and Mārupe with 61%.


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