Immunisation coverage rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

The national coverage rate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander five year olds was 96.47% at June 2022, well above the target of 95% and the highest immunisation rate of any age group. The coverage for one year olds is 91.53%, while the coverage rate for two year olds is 90.14%.

National coverage rates

We have again exceeded the target of 95% coverage for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander five year olds.

As at June 2022, the coverage rates were:

  • 91.53% for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander one year olds
  • 90.14% for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander two year olds
  • 96.47% for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander five year olds.

State and territory coverage rates

Coverage rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander one year olds

Tasmania has exceeded the aspirational target of 95% for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander one year old vaccination coverage.

    Coverage rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander two year olds

    States and territories have not yet achieved coverage rates above the aspirational target of 95% for two year old immunisation coverage.

    Coverage rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander five year olds

    Seven of the state and territories (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, and Victoria) have exceeded the 95% target for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander five year old vaccination.

    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: 

    Last updated: 
    31 August 2022
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