11 July 2024

Thailand ranks sixth among ASEAN’s 10 member countries for COVID-19 vaccination of their population, at 1.2%, with over 1.6 million doses being administered, according to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation.

More than 1.16 million vaccinations were the first dose, while the second jab account for over 434,000 doses to date. 49.5% of all the doses administered in Thailand were to medical personnel, according to data released by the ministry yesterday (Thursday).

All ASEAN countries have inoculated at least some of their population, as follows:

  1. Singapore: 2,213,888 doses (19.5% of its population), Vaccines: Pfizer and Moderna
  2. Cambodia: 2,4608,983 doses (7.7% of its population), Vaccine: Sinopharm
  3. Indonesia: 21,313,654 doses (3.9% of its population), Vaccine: Sinovac
  4. Malaysia: 1,624,272 doses (2.5% of its population) Pfizer and Sinovac
  5. Laos 345,818 doses (2.3% of its population) Vaccine: Sinopharm
  6. Thailand: 1,601,838 doses (1.2% of its population), Vaccines: Sinovac and AstraZeneca
  7. Brunei: 10,715 doses (1.2% of its population) Vaccine: AstraZeneca
  8. Myanmar: 1,040,000 doses (1% of its population) Vaccine: AstraZeneca
  9. Philippines: 2,129,185 doses (1% of its population) Vaccines: Sinovac and AstraZeneca
  10. Vietnam: 585,539 doses (0.3% of its population) Vaccine: AstraZeneca

So far, 1.2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in 195 countries and territories around the world. The current inoculation rate is 19.7 million doses per day, and that is likely to increase.

Asia and the Middle East make up 49.22% of all vaccinations, followed by North America (23.69%) and Europe (18.1%).

The top three countries to have administered more than 100 million doses are China (284.6 million doses), the United States (249.6 million doses), and India (162.4 million doses).

The top 10 countries (with more than 500,000 population) to have inoculated at least 25% of their population are Israel, the Maldives, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Chile, the United States, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Bhutan and Qatar.

Top 3 countries to have administered more than 100 million doses:

  1. China – 284.60 million doses
  2. United States – 249.57 million doses
  3. India – 162.43 million doses

Top 10 countries to have inoculated a majority of their population:

  1. Israel (57.9% of its population) (Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines)
  2. Maldives (56.3%) (AstraZeneca/Oxford and Sinopharm vaccines)
  3. United Arab Emirates (50.4%) (AstraZeneca/Oxford, Pfizer/BioNTech, Sinopharm and Gamaleya vaccines)
  4. Bahrain (43.9%) (AstraZeneca/Oxford, Pfizer/BioNTech, Sinopharm and Gamaleya vaccines)
  5. Chile (39.8%) (Pfizer/BioNTech and Sinovac vaccines)
  6. United States (38.8%) (Pfizer/BioNTech Moderna and Johnson&Johnson vaccines)
  7. United Kingdom (37.9%) (AstraZeneca/Oxford Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines)
  8. Hungary (32.6%) (AstraZeneca/Oxford, Pfizer/BioNTech, Sinopharm and Gamaleya vaccines)
  9. Bhutan (32.3%) (AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccines)
  10. Qatar (30.4%) (Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines)