European countries with the highest incidence of measles 2018/19

This statistic displays the European countries with the highest incidence of measles cases between May 2018 and April 2019. According to the data, Ukraine had the highest rate of measles with over 1,898 cases per million people, followed by Georgia with approximately 1,279 cases per million population. The high number of cases could be linked to the movement of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children. In a 2016 survey, 25 percent of individuals in Ukraine believed that vaccines were unsafe.

Countries in Europe with the highest incidence of measles cases between May 2018 and April 2019

Incidence of measles per million population
Ukraine1,898.08
Georgia1,278.94
North Macedonia657.06
Albania313.53
Lithuania201.64
Slovakia149.73
Montenegro116.02
Bosnia and Herzegovina107.89
Serbia85.03
Bulgaria74.47
Romania70.84
Czechia51.76
Malta48.6
Luxembourg42.35
Greece37.96
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

Europe

Survey time period

May 2018 to April 2019

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