● Parent-reported COVID-19 vaccination rates of youth ages 12 to 18 have plateaued between September and November 2021, with 55% reporting that their children receiving at least one COVID-19 vaccine as of November, compared to 54% in September. While such vaccines only recently became available for younger children, 27% of parents with kids ages 5 to 11 have reported their children receiving at least one dose.
● Despite the surge of children vaccinated since June, the proportion of vaccine-enthusiastic parents (parents who have either had their children vaccinated, or say they are likely to do so) has dropped since June, 2021, from 64% to 57%.
● College-educated, urban, Democratic, Asian, and older parents are more likely than average to report that their child has already been vaccinated. Rural, Republican, Independent, non-college educated, and younger parents are less likely.
● College-educated, Democratic, and Asian parents, as well as fathers, on average report a higher likelihood of vaccinating their children against COVID-19. Vaccination likelihood is lowest among Republican parents and younger mothers.