Immunisation coverage rates for all children
The coverage rates for all children at one year of age decreased by 0.18 percentage points to 94.43% compared to the four quarters to December 2021. Coverage for local areas varies. You can explore local rates by Primary Health Networks (PHN) or Statistical Areas Level 3 (SA3).
National coverage rates
Immunisation coverage for 5 year olds has missed the target of 95% for this quarterly report.
At March 2022, the national coverage rates were:
- 94.43% for all 1 year olds
- 92.73% for all 2 year olds
- 94.73% for all 5 year olds.
State and territory coverage rates
Coverage rates for 1 year olds
One territory (Australian Capital Territory) has exceeded the 95% target rate for 1 year old immunisation coverage.
Coverage rates for 2 year olds
States and territories have not yet achieved coverage rates above the aspirational target of 95% for 2 year old immunisation coverage.
Coverage rates for 5 year olds
Three states and territories (Australian Capital Territory, South Australia and Victoria) have exceeded the 95% target rate for 5 year old immunisation coverage.
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:
- our childhood immunisation coverage data by Primary Health Networks (PHN) and Statistical Areas Level 3 (SA3)
- the immunisation interactive data table on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s website, where you can explore historical data by PHN.
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 358 SA3s. You can find out more about SA3s by visiting the ABS website.