According to the weekly vaccination report from the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), which counts vaccination from December 27, 2020 until 3 October, after the 87 percent of people with complete vaccination in the northern region, the next most vaccinated regions are the central region and the Alentejo with 86 percent.
Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, Azores and Madeira appear next with 82 percent of the population with a complete vaccination, and finally the Algarve, with 78 percent.
The report states that in the country's total more than 8.7 million people (84 percent) have already completed vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and that more than 8.9 million (87 percent) have received at least one dose.
By age groups, the DGS report also indicates that about 510,000 young people between 12 and 17 years old (82 percent) have completed their vaccination and more than 548,000 (88 percent) have already taken at least one dose of the vaccine.
In the group between 18 and 24 years, 669,000 people (86 percent) already have a complete vaccination and more than 709,000 (91 percent) have been vaccinated with at least the first dose.
From 25 to 40 years and from 50 to 64, the values of complete vaccination are higher, 92 percent and 98 percent, respectively.
The vaccination report states that 100 percent of the elderly in the 65 to 79 age groups and those over 80 years old are already fully vaccinated, which represents a total of more than 2.3 million people.
Portugal has already received more than 20.2 million vaccines, with more than 16 million doses distributed by vaccination centres in mainland Portugal and by the two autonomous regions.