Numbers updated 28th September 2021.

The objective here is to give you information about Covid vaccinations in The Canaries, to show which groups residents of Lanzarote fall into, and the relative progress on Covid vaccinations for each group. We’ll update regularly.

The Canary Islands achieved a huge milestone on 8th September 2021, with more than 80% of residents aged 12 and over full vaccinated.

Numbers are for The Canaries as a whole. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Lanzarote specific numbers.

82.43% of the population aged 12 years and over are fully immunised with both jabs.

Of the population aged 16 and over, 86.39% are fully vaccinated.

Population Groups To Have Covid Vaccinations – Complete means fully vaccinated with both doses where that applies.

Group 1. Residents and health and social health personnel who work in homes for the elderly and care for large dependents. Complete.

Group 2. Front-line personnel in the health and social-health field. Complete.

Group 3. Other health and social health personnel: Complete.

Group 4. Large non-institutionalized dependents. Complete.

Group 5. Senior groups 65 years and over. Complete.

Group 6. Groups with an essential function for society. Complete.

Group 7. People under 60 years of age with high risk conditions for severe COVID-19. Complete.

Group 8. People aged 60-65 years. 65.81% Complete.

Group 9. People aged 50-59 years. 96.92% Complete.

Group 10. People aged 40-49 years. 78.11% Complete.

Group 11. People aged 30-39 years. 61.22% Complete.

Group 12. People aged 20-29 years. 56.17% Complete.

Group 13. People aged 12-19 years. 73.44% Complete.


The figures above are for the islands as a whole. We occasionally get data specific to Lanzarote, which is generally ahead of the overall numbers:

This update from 21st September 2021

Lanzarote has reached 83.18% of the population with at least one shot.

83.18% have had both shots and are fully vaccinated.

Fully vaccinated by age group in Lanzarote:

Over 80’s 100%

70 to 79 years 96.90%

60 to 69 years 92.40%

50 to 59 years 91.00%

40 to 49 years 80.10%

30 to 39 years 71.50%

20 to 29 years 65.80%

12 to 19 years 78.80%

0.9% of people asked to come forward for vaccination have failed to do so.

You can see the latest numbers of active cases on the island here: Coronavirus in Lanzarote.

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