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Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) statistics

Overview

The major functions of the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (the ACIR) are to:

  • provide an accurate measure of the immunisation coverage of children in Australia under 7 years of age
  • provide an effective management tool for monitoring immunisation coverage and service delivery

A range of reports has been developed to inform the general public about the current operation of the ACIR and immunisation in Australia. Authorised immunisation providers can access detailed reports via the secured area of this site.

Coverage

The following ACIR coverage reports show the percentage of children vaccinated with highest level appropriate for their age group. As at 31 March 2014, the immunisation coverage assessment for the 12-15 month cohort has been amended to include Pneumococcal in the assessment of Fully Immunised.

Percentage of children 12-15 months of age (age calculated 31 March 2014) assessed as fully immunised. Date of processing 30 June 2014.

State Number of Children in State % DTP % Polio % HIB % Hep B % Pneumo % MMR % Fully Immunised
ACT 1,359 94.1 94.0 93.7 94.0 93.9 0.0 93.4
NSW 24,758 91.0 90.9 90.8 90.6 90.6 0.0 90.1
VIC 18,925 92.5 92.5 92.3 92.0 92.0 0.0 91.4
QLD 15,787 92.1 92.1 92.0 91.9 91.9 0.0 91.6
SA 5,014 90.9 90.9 90.9 90.7 90.6 0.0 90.3
WA 8,683 91.8 91.8 91.7 91.3 91.2 0.0 90.7
TAS 1,490 91.7 91.7 91.5 91.4 91.5 0.0 90.9
NT 982 90.7 90.7 90.8 90.4 90.5 0.0 90.1
AUS 76,998 91.8 91.7 91.6 91.4 91.3 0.0 90.9

% Fully Immunised = No.children vaccinated/No. children in register x 100. Only vaccines administered before 12 months are included in the coverage calculation.

Percentage of children 24-27 months of age (age calculated at 31 March 2014) assessed as fully immunised. Date of processing 30 June 2014.

State Number of Children in State % DTP % Polio % HIB % Hep B % Pneumo % MMR % Fully Immunised
ACT 1,387 96.3 96.3 95.5 95.5 0.0 95.7 93.8
NSW 25,281 94.7 94.7 93.8 94.3 0.0 94.3 92.1
VIC 18,951 95.5 95.5 94.4 94.9 0.0 94.8 92.9
QLD 15,992 95.2 95.2 94.4 94.9 0.0 94.9 93.6
SA 4,957 95.1 95.0 93.9 94.5 0.0 94.6 92.4
WA 8,655 94.5 94.4 93.3 93.8 0.0 93.4 91.5
TAS 1,479 95.1 95.1 94.2 94.9 0.0 94.5 92.8
NT 961 95.6 95.7 94.9 95.5 0.0 95.5 94.2
AUS 77,663 95.0 95.0 94.1 94.6 0.0 94.5 92.6

% Fully Immunised = No. children vaccinated/No. children in register x 100. Only vaccines administered before 24 months are included in the coverage calculation.

Percentage of children 60-63 months of age (age calculated at 31 March 2014) assessed as fully immunised. Date of processing 30 June 2014.

State Number of Children in State % DTP % Polio % HIB % Hep B % Pneumo % MMR % Fully Immunised
ACT 1,209 95.3 95.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 95.0 94.8
NSW 24,617 92.8 92.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 92.7 92.3
VIC 18,313 92.6 92.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 92.5 92.0
QLD 16,272 92.7 92.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 92.7 92.3
SA 5,118 91.2 91.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 91.4 90.5
WA 8,400 91.0 91.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 90.8 90.3
TAS 1,563 93.0 92.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 93.0 92.3
NT 915 92.8 92.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 92.8 92.0
AUS 76,407 92.5 92.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 92.4 91.9

% Fully Immunised = No. children vaccinated/No. Children in register x 100. Only vaccines administered before 60 months are included in the coverage calculation.

Coverage Graphs

The Immunisation Coverage graph shows a comparison of standard national immunisation coverage for each age group (12-<15 months, 24-<27 months, and 60-<63 months).

ACIR - Standard Coverage for Australia - 30 June 2014 [PDF, 119Kb]PDF reader required

Disclaimer: view the Medicare Australia statistical information disclaimer.

Child Registration

Identifies the number of children registered on the Immunisation register under 7 years of age within each State and Territory.

The figures represent the total base population of the Immunisation register as at 30 June 2014.

agegroup State of child
ACT NSW QLD SA TAS VIC WA NT UNK All
3 Months 920 17,050 11,430 3,401 1,066 12,132 5,591 958 757 53,305
3-4 Months 937 16,089 10,617 3,415 971 12,509 5,740 822 816 51,916
5-6 Months 942 16,629 10,408 3,437 988 12,719 5,693 775 618 52,209
7-8 Months 994 16,471 10,172 3,283 1,039 13,045 5,644 749 712 52,109
9-11 Months 1,442 25,189 16,266 5,077 1,490 19,714 8,678 1,147 1,037 80,040
12-17 Months 2,786 50,470 32,423 10,181 3,010 38,755 17,717 2,568 2,040 159,950
18-23 Months 2,903 51,592 31,624 10,415 2,972 39,854 17,362 2,016 4,769 163,507
2 Years < 3 Years 5,558 101,830 63,411 20,362 6,067 77,312 34,395 3,800 9,355 322,090
3 Years < 4 Years 5,639 101,595 64,269 20,201 6,231 75,909 34,537 3,778 7,775 319,934
4 Years < 5 Years 5,690 102,666 65,020 20,377 6,274 77,085 34,472 3,570 9,982 325,136
5 Years < 6 Years 5,394 101,732 65,806 20,601 6,588 75,971 34,033 3,566 9,705 323,396
>=6 Years 5,284 101,289 65,926 20,611 6,627 76,234 34,818 3,544 9,897 324,230
Total 38,489 702,602 447,372 141,361 43,323 531,239 238,680 27,293 57,463 2,227,822

Provider

Identifies the number of valid vaccinations supplied to the Immunisation register by the type and State or Territory of the immunising provider.

This information is current as at 30 June 2014.

Provider Type State of Immunising Provider
ACT NSW QLD SA TAS VIC WA NT UNK All
Division Of GP . 45 3 293 . 180 17 14 . 552
Council . 1,174,189 1,016,812 930,685 169,676 8,053,396 410,554 . . 11,755,312
State Health Dept 168,865 3 1,714 3,237 717 . 436,060 4,072 . 614,668
Flying Doctor Service . 4,647 35,749 4,765 . . 1,560 . . 46,721
Medicare GP 577,546 20,039,184 9,348,636 3,317,749 1,411,706 9,963,672 4,910,414 77,653 . 49,646,560
Medicare Local . 3 . . . . 2 . . 5
Nurse Practitioner . . . . . 31 526 . . 557
General Practice . 155,577 3,354,444 306,234 1,278 310,298 55,641 8 . 4,183,480
Midwife . . . . . . 46 . . 46
Community Nurse 72 . . . . 555 . . . 627
Public Hospital 7,777 400,245 447,211 104,785 3,813 131,753 237,748 87,935 5,055 1,426,322
Private Hospital 41 14,549 2,813 . 105 108 77 10,097 . 27,790
Aboriginal Health Service 1,491 116,448 81,697 27,400 61 25,547 40,839 153,270 . 446,753
Community Health Centre 465,278 1,680,831 890,601 427,295 6,631 108,059 1,439,548 838,059 2,562 5,858,864
Aboriginal Health Worker . 7,945 66,574 1,594 . . . 2,476 . 78,589
Public Health Unit . . 1 . . . . . . 1
UNKNOWN . 10 . . . 3,802 . . . 3,812
Total 1,221,070 23,593,676 15,246,255 5,124,037 1,593,987 18,597,401 7,533,032 1,173,584 7,617 74,090,659

Identifies the percentage of valid vaccinations supplied to the Immunisation register by the type and State or Territory of the immunising provider.

This information is current as at 30 June 2014.

Provider Type State of Immunising Provider
ACT NSW QLD SA TAS VIC WA NT UNK All
Division Of GP . 0.00 0.00 0.01 . 0.00 0.00 0.00 . 0.00
Council . 4.98 6.67 18.16 10.64 43.30 5.45 . . 15.87
State Health Dept 13.83 0.00 0.01 0.06 0.04 . 5.79 0.35 . 0.83
Flying Doctor Service . 0.02 0.23 0.09 . . 0.02 . . 0.06
Medicare GP 47.30 84.93 61.32 64.75 88.56 53.58 65.19 6.62 . 67.01
Medicare Local . 0.00 . . . . 0.00 . . 0.00
Nurse Practitioner . . . . . 0.00 0.01 . . 0.00
General Practice . 0.66 22.00 5.98 0.08 1.67 0.74 0.00 . 5.65
Midwife . . . . . . 0.00 . . 0.00
Community Nurse 0.01 . . . . 0.00 . . . 0.00
Public Hospital 0.64 1.70 2.93 2.04 0.24 0.71 3.16 7.49 66.36 1.93
Private Hospital 0.00 0.06 0.02 . 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.86 . 0.04
Aboriginal Health Service 0.12 0.49 0.54 0.53 0.00 0.14 0.54 13.06 . 0.60
Community Health Centre 38.10 7.12 5.84 8.34 0.42 0.58 19.11 71.41 33.64 7.91
Aboriginal Health Worker . 0.03 0.44 0.03 . . . 0.21 . 0.11
Public Health Unit . . 0.00 . . . . . . 0.00
UNKNOWN . 0.00 . . . 0.02 . . . 0.01
Total 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00

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Last updated: 1 August, 2014