Covid vaccine uptake: The Chesterfield areas with the greatest number of children and teenagers vaccinated

The summer holidays are coing to an end for teenagers in Chesterfield and an increasing number will be heading back to the classroom with a Covid vaccine in their arm.

Tuesday, 31st August 2021, 1:10 pm
The Chesterfield areas with the greatest number of children and teenagers vaccinated for Covid-19 has been revealed.

Despite more than 77 per cent of the UK’s adult population now being vaccinated against coronavirus, the roll-out is still in the early stages for under-18s.

While Covid symptoms in children are largely asymptomatic or mild, vaccination opened for those aged 16 and 17 three weeks ago.

The USA and countries in the EU including France, Spain and Italy are currently offering the jabs to over 12s, but the UK is proving more hesitant.

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In Newbold, 111 under 18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 26 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.

Vaccinations are currently only being offered to children aged 12 to 15 who are at higher risk from coronavirus or who live with someone who has a suppressed immune system.

Population figures are mid-year estimates from the Office for National Statistics so may not be exact.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods in Chesterfield have the greatest number of under-18s vaccinated against coronavirus as children prepare to return to school.

In Brookside and Walton, 108 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 24 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Ashgate and Brockwell, 103 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 23 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Brimington South, 72 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 23 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Loundsley Green, 94 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 22 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Spital and Hasland 119 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 20 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Old Whittington, 73 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 18 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Dunston, 85 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 18 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Central Chesterfield, 97 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 17 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In New Whittington, 86 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 16 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Boythorpe and Birdholme, 62 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 16 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Staveley, 97 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 15 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.
In Inkersall Green and Duckmanton, 81 under-18s have received their first vaccine. This represents 14 per cent of the 12-17 population. Image for illustrative purposes only.