Childhood Immunisation Coverage Rates

 

CESPHN childhood immunisation coverage rates

Childhood immunisation coverage data in CESPHN from 2015 until current.

The latest data: March 2022 annualised data 

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Year 1 year old 2 year old 5 year old
Dec-15 92.44 88.72 91.51
Dec-16 93.08 89.44 91.69
Dec-17 93.24 88.22 92.14
Dec-18 93.72 89.29 92.60
Dec-19 93.79 90.42 92.43
Dec-20 94.64 91.00 92.58
Dec-21 95.37 92.17 93.07
Mar-22 95.06 92.61 92.46

 

Data Source: Department of Health Childhood immunisation coverage dataChildhood immunisation coverage data

CESPHN childhood immunisation coverage ranked against other PHNs

There are 31 Primary Health Networks (PHN) in Australia.

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Year 1 year old 2 year old 5 year old
Dec-15 25 29 28
Dec-16 21 28 28
Dec-17 27 30 27
Dec-18 23 26 29
Dec-19 24 24 30
Dec-20 20 27 30
Dec-21 8 19 29
Mar-22 10 19 29

 

Data Source: Department of Health Childhood immunisation coverage dataChildhood immunisation coverage data

 

Definitions

 

Current definitions of fully immunised:
1 year: Fully immunised at 1 year means that a child aged 12 months to less than 15 months received their third vaccination for diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio and hepatitis B, either their second or third pneumococcal vaccination and either their second or third vaccination for Haemophilus influenzae type b (dependent on the type of vaccine used), all prior to the age of 1 year. It is assumed that all previous vaccinations were received.
2 years: Fully immunised at 2 years means that a child aged 24 to less than 27 months received their fourth vaccination for diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, their third or fourth dose of Haemophilus influenzae type b (depending on the vaccine used), their third vaccination for polio, hepatitis B and pneumococcal disease, their second vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella, and their first vaccination for meningococcal C and varicella, all prior to the age of 2 years. It is assumed that all previous vaccinations were received.
5 years: Fully immunised at 5 years means that a child aged 60 to less than 63 months received their fourth or fifth vaccination (dependent on the type of vaccine used) for diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough and their fourth vaccination for polio, all prior to the age of 5 years. It is assumed that all previous vaccinations were received.