Data are for the U.S.

  • Percent of adults age 18 and older who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination: 23.9% (2022)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2022

Emergency department visits
  • Number of visits to emergency departments with pneumonia due to infectious organism as the primary diagnosis: 1.4 million

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2021 Emergency Department Summary Tables, table 11 [PDF – 830 KB]

  • Number of deaths: 41,309
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 12.4

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2021) via CDC WONDER

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