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Current coverage data tables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

The tables below show the percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children fully immunised at 1, 2 and 5 years of age. The data are for the most recent period available (annual period ending March 2022) and include the percentages for Australia as a whole and each state and territory.

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About these tables

These tables provide the latest annualised quarterly report on childhood immunisation coverage for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders from the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR), which combines the  June 2021, September 2021, December 2021, and March 2022 assessment quarters. 

The data show the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children fully immunised at one, two and five years of age according to the National Immunisation Program Schedule.

A full description of the methodology used can be found in Communicable Diseases Intelligence 1998, volume 22, issue 3 (pages 36 to 37).

One year olds

This data table is for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1 year old cohort (12 to less than 15 months old).

Analysis of data: The rolling annualised percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children 'fully immunised' by 12 months of age is 91.98%.

For individual antigens due by 12 months of age, all states and territories had coverage levels equal to or above 87.00%.

State

% DTP

% Polio

% HIB

% Hep B

% Pneumo

% Fully immunised*

ACT

95.26

95.26

95.26

95.26

96.32

94.21

NSW

93.92

93.92

93.93

94.27

96.61

93.58

VIC

92.86

92.86

92.86

93.01

95.75

92.49

QLD

92.05

92.05

92.04

92.52

96.28

91.96

SA

92.13

92.13

92.13

92.31

96.68

92.13

WA

87.04

87.04

87.00

87.57

95.15

87.00

TAS

96.67

96.67

96.67

96.84

97.00

96.01

NT

89.90

89.82

89.82

91.11

97.50

89.82

AUS

92.19

92.19

92.18

92.61

96.32

91.98

Two year olds

This data table is for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2 year old cohort (24 to less than 27 months old).

Analysis of data: The rolling annualised percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children 'fully immunised' by 24 months of age is 91.02%.

For individual antigens due by 24 months of age, all states and territories had coverage levels equal to or above 85.73%.

State

% DTP*

% Polio

% HIB

% Hep B

% MMR

% Pneumo

% MenC**

% Varicella**

% Fully immunised**

ACT

92.20

95.41

93.12

95.41

92.66

94.95

94.50

92.20

91.28

NSW

93.70

97.42

94.89

97.58

94.12

96.51

96.86

94.23

92.68

VIC

92.50

97.45

93.92

97.61

93.21

96.14

96.90

93.43

91.53

QLD

92.69

97.56

94.58

97.65

93.35

97.09

97.22

93.46

91.79

SA

90.81

96.06

93.25

96.06

92.31

95.31

96.15

92.12

89.68

WA

88.01

96.26

91.58

96.34

89.46

95.71

96.97

89.38

85.73

TAS

94.76

98.78

95.63

98.78

94.93

98.25

97.38

95.28

93.18

NT

90.01

98.93

91.41

98.93

90.59

99.01

98.27

90.26

87.53

AUS

92.26

97.36

94.03

97.47

92.96

96.68

97.02

93.01

91.02

Five year olds

This data table is for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 year old cohort (60 to less than 63 months old).

Analysis of data: The rolling annualised percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children 'fully immunised' by 60 months of age is 97.79%.

For individual antigens due by 60 months of age all jurisdictions achieved coverage greater than or equal to 95.70%.

State

% DTP

% Polio

% Fully immunised*

ACT

96.53

97.03

96.53

NSW

97.60

97.41

97.41

VIC

97.47

97.28

97.22

QLD

96.92

96.76

96.72

SA

97.52

97.61

97.33

WA

95.65

95.12

95.12

TAS

97.70

97.37

97.37

NT

95.95

95.95

95.70

AUS

97.03

96.83

96.79

Last updated: 
18 May 2022

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