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Current coverage data tables for all children

Below you can find data tables showing the percentage of 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 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 children fully immunised at 1, 2 and 5 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 1 year old cohort (12 to less than 15 months old).

Analysis of data: The rolling annualised percentage of all children 'fully immunised' by 12 months of age is 94.43%.

For individual antigens due by 12 months of age, all states and territories achieved coverage greater than or equal to 93.72%.

State

% DTP

% Polio

% HIB

% Hep B

% Pneumo

% Fully immunised*

ACT

96.80

96.80

96.64

96.86

97.09

96.16

NSW

94.99

94.98

94.97

95.03

96.07

94.50

VIC

95.27

95.26

95.22

95.26

96.39

94.81

QLD

94.12

94.11

94.10

94.17

95.62

93.89

SA

95.07

95.05

95.02

95.07

96.22

94.76

WA

94.15

94.14

94.14

94.19

96.01

93.85

TAS

95.54

95.53

95.47

95.54

96.24

94.93

NT

93.97

93.90

93.87

94.42

97.41

93.72

AUS

94.83

94.81

94.80

94.86

96.10

94.43

Two year olds

This data table is for the 2 year old cohort (24 to less than 27 months old).

Analysis of data: The rolling annualised percentage of all children 'fully immunised' by 24 months of age is 92.73%. Coverage for individual antigens due by 24 months of age was 91.13% or above in all states and territories.

State

% DTP*

% Polio

% HIB

% Hep B

% MMR

% Pneumo

% MenC**

% Varicella**

% Fully immunised**

ACT

95.89

97.80

96.38

97.76

96.04

97.08

97.04

96.01

94.93

NSW

93.69

96.75

94.42

96.75

93.82

95.58

95.70

93.99

92.66

VIC

93.98

97.04

94.67

97.01

94.16

95.95

96.02

94.27

93.08

QLD

93.40

96.25

94.20

96.26

93.68

95.32

95.49

93.78

92.80

SA

94.07

96.67

94.87

96.70

94.38

95.80

96.04

94.44

93.13

WA

92.74

96.38

93.75

96.36

93.04

95.31

95.45

93.10

91.76

TAS

94.12

96.44

94.65

96.44

94.23

95.46

94.55

94.33

91.67

NT

92.54

97.77

93.42

97.74

92.76

97.12

96.80

92.67

91.13

AUS

93.66

96.70

94.42

96.70

93.86

95.65

95.75

93.98

92.73

Five year olds

This data table is for the 5 year old cohort (60 to less than 63 months old).

Analysis of data: The rolling annualised percentage of all children 'fully immunised' by 60 months of age for Australia is 94.73%.

Coverage for individual antigens due by 60 months was greater than or equal to 93.45% in all states and territories.

State

% DTP

% Polio

% Fully immunised*

ACT

95.98

96.03

95.91

NSW

94.73

94.73

94.51

VIC

95.68

95.70

95.50

QLD

94.37

94.31

94.20

SA

96.23

96.12

96.03

WA

93.99

93.86

93.72

TAS

94.92

94.75

94.62

NT

93.75

93.63

93.45

AUS

94.92

94.90

94.73

  • * From quarter ending 31 December 2017, dose 2 measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) was removed from the definition of fully immunised for the 60 to 63 months cohort.
Last updated: 
18 May 2022
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