Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered at on 31 January 2023.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Labour, Birmingham, Selly Oak

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of eligible children have received the first dose of their HPV vaccine in Birmingham, Selly Oak constituency in the each of the last five years.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (Minister for Women)

The United Kingdom Health Security Agency (UKHSA) publish the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination coverage in adolescent females and males in England and report on an annual basis.

The UKHSA data is collected at Local Authority level and not by parliamentary constituency.

HPV Dose 1 vaccination coverage for Year 9 pupils in Birmingham Local Authority for academic years (September to August) 2017-18 to 2021-22.

School year

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

Females vaccinated with Dose 1 in Year 9

5897 of 7162 children (82.3%)

6105 of 7563 children (80.7%)

6086 of 7366 children (82.6%)

5593 of 7499 children (74.6%)

5751 of 7760 children (74.1%)

Males vaccinated with Dose 1 in Year 9*

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5421 of 7896 children (68.7%)

5497 of 8148 children (68.0%)

*Males first became eligible for HPV dose 1 in Year 8 from September 2019.

This latest data for the academic year 2021 to 2022 was published on 20 December and can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/human-papillomavirus-hpv-vaccine-coverage-estimates-in-england-2021-to-2022

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