Immunisation coverage rates for all children

The national coverage rate in Australia is above 95% for all 5 year olds for the first time. 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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National coverage rates

Immunisation coverage for 5 year olds has reached the target of 95% for the first time.

At December 2020, the national coverage rates were:

  • 94.85% for all one year olds
  • 92.55% for all 2 year olds
  • 95.09% for all 5 year olds.

State and territory coverage rates

Coverage rates for one year olds

5 states and territories (ACT, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory) have coverage rates above the national rate.

Coverage rates for 2 year olds

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

Coverage rates for 5 year olds

2 states and territories (ACT and Victoria) 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: 
24 January 2021
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