Vaccine coverage and denominators

What proportion of people had the Covid-19 vaccine?

What share of people have had a Covid-19 vaccine dose? For the United Kingdom on 25th May, different sources give different statistics:

There is a conceptual difference. PHE uses an Office for National Statistics estimate of the UK population aged 18 or over (~52.6m). Our World in Data uses the UN World



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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.