Poland, where 52.99 percent of the population was vaccinated with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, ranks 23rd in the European Union in this respect, according to data collected by the Our World in Data statistical portal, which is run by the University of Oxford. In the previous reading, Poland was ranked 21st.
According to the portal's data as of October 18, Portugal (88.27 percent), Malta (82.73 percent), and Spain ( 81.06 percent) are the best in these terms.
For Malta, previous data in August showed a percentage of over 90 percent. However, the country's government has updated the population figures. Currently, the population of Malta is over 514,500 residents. Previously, according to data from 2019, it had approx. 441,500 people.
Romania and Bulgaria had the worst results in terms of the percentage of those vaccinated with at least one dose. In the latter country, only one-fifth (20.41 percent) of the population are vaccinated with at least one dose.