Immunisation coverage rates for all children

The coverage rate for Australia and for all states and territories is above 91%. Coverage for local areas varies and can be quite different to the state or territory rates. You can explore local rates by Primary Health Networks (PHN) or Statistical Areas Level 3 (SA3).

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Most state and territory coverage rates are similar to the national coverage rates. You can also explore coverage rates for your local area, which can be quite different to your state or territory rate.

National coverage rates

Immunisation coverage for one and five year olds has increased since 2009. We have not reached the aspirational target of 95% yet but we are close.

At June 2020, the national coverage rates were:

  • 94.60% for all one year olds
  • 91.68% for all two year olds
  • 94.77% for all five year olds.

State and territory coverage rates

Coverage rates for one year olds

Three states and territories (ACT, Victoria and South Australia) have coverage rates above the national rate.

Coverage rates for two year olds

Four states and territories (ACT, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia) have coverage rates above the national rate.

Coverage rates for five year olds

Three states and territories (ACT, Victoria and Tasmania) have coverage rates above the national rate.

For detailed data, take a look at:

Local area coverage rates

Coverage rates for local areas can be quite different to the state or territory rates. To explore coverage in your local area, take a look at:

What are PHNs? The Australian Government set up 31 PHNs across the country to improve the coordination of health services. Find your PHN by using the PHN map locator.

What are SA3s? The Australian Bureau of Statistics uses SA3s to group data by region. Australia is divided into 351 SA3s. You can find your SA3 by using ABS Maps.

Last updated: 
16 August 2020
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