Vaccine confidence in Iceland is high1 compared to other countries. The latest data we have for Iceland is from surveys conducted in 2018 which showed that 62% of people feel that vaccines are safe and 96% think they are effective. 98% of those surveyed said they believe it’s important for children to have vaccines.

Confidence in vaccines in Iceland has increased since the first surveys carried out there. In 2015, 84% of people felt that vaccines were safe while 90% thought they were effective. 92% said they believed it was important for children to have vaccines and 63% felt that vaccines were compatible with their religious beliefs.

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