COVID-19 Vaccination - Citizen Willingness: BCG Research Insights (Sept '21)

December 5, 2021

BCG has conducted 3 surveys on India’s Vaccination hesitancy in 2021 (March, May and September) – this document covers insights from the September survey including 3,500 citizens, across all age, income, gender, city tiers and states (Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Gujarat, Jharkhand, and Delhi). The key population groups included people who are not vaccinated and people who are vaccinated with first dose but have not taken the second dose.

Focus Areas of the Research

  • Understand willingness and drivers/ barriers of unvaccinated toward Covid-19 vaccine
  • Understand 2nd dose willingness and drivers/ barriers
  • Emerging implications


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VaxNow is bringing together the Government, Private Sector Organizations, Community leaders, NGOs and the Media to accelerate the vaccination of vulnerable people in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Bihar. These partners will collaborate to reach the unreached through an agile, geographically contextualized plan which will help overcome barriers for vulnerable communities. The criteria for selecting these communities is: people with the highest access barriers, the highest chance of contracting COVID and people living in overcrowded places.

Click here to read the findings of the research. 

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