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Source: Australian Immunisation Register.

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.

Percentage of children in NSW fully immunised at 1 year of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018​
Central Coast 94.3 95.6 96.3 93.0
Far West* 99.0 95.8 99.0 89.1
Hunter New England 95.4 95.3 95.1 93.7
Illawarra Shoalhaven 94.5 95.2 94.8 92.6
Mid North Coast 92.4 92.3 92.8 89.9
Murrumbidgee 94.3 95.0 96.7 94.3
Nepean Blue Mountains 94.3 95.0 94.4 88.7
Northern NSW 87.1 88.2 88.9 86.5
Northern Sydney 93.4 94.3 93.4 90.7
South Eastern Sydney 93.7 94.2 93.9 90.5
South Western Sydney 93.6 93.2 93.7 89.8
Southern NSW 96.6 94.9 96.8 93.3
Sydney 93.1 92.9 94.7 88.7
Western NSW 96.8 95.5 95.7 94.9
Western Sydney 92.9 93.3 92.6 88.5
NSW 93.7 93.9 94.0 94.0
Australia 93.8 93.8 94.2 94.2

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

Percentage of children in NSW fully immunised at 2 years of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018​
Central Coast 92.9 93.7 92.9 93.0
Far West* 96.0 94.0 87.2 89.1
Hunter New England 91.0 92.1 92.9 93.7
Illawarra Shoalhaven 90.5 91.7 93.2 92.6
Mid North Coast 90.1 91.5 89.5 89.9
Murrumbidgee 92.0 92.6 93.6 94.3
Nepean Blue Mountains 89.6 90.7 90.4 88.7
Northern NSW 85.2 87.7 88.5 86.5
Northern Sydney 89.5 89.2 91.4 90.7
South Eastern Sydney 88.4 90.3 90.2 90.5
South Western Sydney 87.8 87.9 89.1 89.8
Southern NSW 90.4 91.9 93.8 93.3
Sydney 87.2 88.6 89.5 88.7
Western NSW 93.7 92.3 94.1 94.9
Western Sydney 88.6 88.8 89.1 88.5
NSW 89.4 90.1 90.8 90.7
Australia 89.8 90.7 91.4 91.1

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

Percentage of children in NSW fully immunised at 5 years of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018​
Central Coast 96.5 96.1 96.1
95.6
Far West 98.9 100.0 97.1 95.6
Hunter New England 96.8 97.6 96.9 96.1
Illawarra Shoalhaven 96.9 95.7 96.7 96.6
Mid North Coast 93.9 93.7 93.2 ​93.8
Murrumbidgee 96.8 96.5 95.4 95.0
Nepean Blue Mountains 95.7 96.0 96.8 95.4
Northern NSW 91.3 90.5 90.4 90.5
Northern Sydney 93.0 91.9 92.1 ​93.3
South Eastern Sydney 92.7 92.2 93.1 ​92.7
South Western Sydney 94.8 95.0 95.2 95.3
Southern NSW 96.1 94.6 95.0 95.0
Sydney 91.7 94.1 92.6 92.7
Western NSW 97.4 97.9 97.5 97.5
Western Sydney 93.8 95.0 94.5 93.6
NSW 94.5 94.6 94.7
94.4
Australia 94.5 94.7 94.8 94.7

Percentage of Aboriginal children in NSW fully immunised at 1 year of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018
Central Coast* 98.8 97.2 97.3 97.8
Far West* 100.0 100.0 95.7 ​92.9
Hunter New England 94.8 93.8 94.5 93.9
Illawarra Shoalhaven* 96.4 93.5 93.5 96.4
Mid North Coast* 91.0 90.8 94.4 91.2
Murrumbidgee* 93.5 95.8 97.8 93.3
Nepean Blue Mountains* 95.4 96.4 94.1 94.7
Northern NSW* 96.2 94.6 93.6 91.8
Northern Sydney* 88.9 100.0 90.9 ​93.3
South Eastern Sydney* 100.0 87.1 81.7 95.1
South Western Sydney* 90.8 93.1 94.4 ​95.3
Southern NSW* 100.0 95.2 92.1 ​92.0
Sydney* 100.0 93.4 82.5 91.8
Western NSW 95.6 92.6 94.9 ​94.1
Western Sydney* 94.4 96.7 90.0 96.1
NSW 95.1 94.1 93.8 94.2
Australia 93.2 92.0 93.0 92.2

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

Percentage of Aboriginal children in NSW fully immunised at 2 years of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018
Central Coast* 94.9 96.2 92.1 88.6
Far West* 93.3 96.2 81.8 100.0
Hunter New England 92.8 91.1 91.0 91.5
Illawarra Shoalhaven* 95.5 87.9 92.2 83.2
Mid North Coast* 86.4 92.9 89.9 91.0
Murrumbidgee* 90.5 95.5 88.2 94.3
Nepean Blue Mountains* 78.9 93.2 89.3 85.6
Northern NSW* 96.0 92.6 92.5 88.2
Northern Sydney* 100.0 93.8 87.5 ​93.3
South Eastern Sydney* 89.5 88.0 94.8 ​97.7
South Western Sydney* 97.9 88.2 86.8 90.6
Southern NSW* 75.8 94.2 86.7 91.8
Sydney* 87.1 96.1 100.0 ​79.5
Western NSW 91.9 88.8 89.1 95.3
Western Sydney* 95.2 90.7 91.0 90.2
NSW 91.8 91.4 90.2 90.7
Australia 87.9 88.1 88.5 88.3

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

Percentage of Aboriginal children in NSW fully immunised at 5 years of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018
Central Coast* 98.6 95.5 100.0 100.0
Far West* 100.0 100.0
100.0 100.0
Hunter New England 97.3 98.5 97.7 97.5
Illawarra Shoalhaven* 97.2 96.0 98.9 100.0
Mid North Coast* 98.7 97.7 93.6 100.0
Murrumbidgee* 97.4 97.7 98.8 95.5
Nepean Blue Mountains* 95.0 98.9 100.0 98.8
Northern NSW* 96.5 98.8 94.8 94.0
Northern Sydney* 100.0 83.3 85.7 90.9
South Eastern Sydney* 100.0 92.5 96.5 100.0
South Western Sydney* 96.3 96.6 98.0 ​93.3
Southern NSW* 89.5 97.0 93.9 94.9
Sydney* 100.0 93.5 96.2 100.0
Western NSW 95.7 98.9 96.1 97.8
Western Sydney* 97.1 97.5 98.7 96.7
NSW 96.9 97.7 97.3 97.4
Australia 96.9 96.8 96.2 96.8

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

Percentage of non-Aboriginal children in NSW fully immunised at 1 year of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018
Central Coast 93.9 95.4 96.2 94.5
Far West* 98.6 94.9 100.0 98.0
Hunter New England 95.5 95.5 95.2 95.4
Illawarra Shoalhaven 94.3 95.3 94.9 95.6
Mid North Coast 92.7 92.6 92.6 91.5
Murrumbidgee 94.4 94.9 96.5 95.2
Nepean Blue Mountains 94.3 94.9 94.5 95.7
Northern NSW 85.9 87.5 88.1 85.2
Northern Sydney 93.4 94.3 93.5 94.6
South Eastern Sydney 93.7 94.1 94.1 93.9
South Western Sydney 93.6 93.2 93.6 ​94.2
Southern NSW 96.4 94.9 97.2 93.9
Sydney 93.0 92.5 94.8 93.7
Western NSW 97.1 96.4 96.0 96.9
Western Sydney 92.9 93.2 92.7 92.7
NSW 93.7 93.9 94.1 94.0
Australia 93.9 94.0 94.3 94.3

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

Percentage of non-Aboriginal children in NSW fully immunised at 2 years of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018
Central Coast 92.8 93.5 92.9 93.4
Far West* 96.5 93.2 88.9 86.7
Hunter New England 90.8 92.3 93.2 94.0
Illawarra Shoalhaven 90.1 92.0 93.3 93.4
Mid North Coast 90.6 91.3 89.5 89.7
Murrumbidgee 92.2 92.3 94.1 94.3
Nepean Blue Mountains 90.1 90.5 90.5 88.9
Northern NSW 84.0 87.2 88.0 86.3
Northern Sydney 89.5 89.2 91.4 90.6
South Eastern Sydney 88.4 90.2 90.2 90.5
South Western Sydney 87.6 87.9 89.1 ​89.8
Southern NSW 91.3 91.7 94.4 ​93.4
Sydney 87.2 88.4 89.4 88.9
Western NSW 94.1 93.2 95.4 94.8
Western Sydney 88.5 88.8 89.1 88.4
NSW 89.2 90.0

90.8

90.7​​
Australia 90.0 90.8 91.5 ​91.2

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

Percentage of non-Aboriginal children in NSW fully immunised at 5 years of age by local health district

Local health district March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018
Central Coast 96.3 96.2 95.9 95.3
Far West* 98.6 100.0 96.1 93.8
Hunter New England 96.8 97.5 96.8 96.0
Illawarra Shoalhaven 96.9 95.6 96.6 ​96.3
Mid North Coast 93.1 93.1 93.1 92.8
Murrumbidgee 96.7 96.4 95.1 95.0
Nepean Blue Mountains 95.7 95.8 96.7 95.1
Northern NSW 90.7 89.6 90.0 90.2
Northern Sydney 92.9 91.9 92.2 93.3
South Eastern Sydney 92.6 91.9 93.0 92.6
South Western Sydney 94.8 94.9 95.1 95.3
Southern NSW 96.5 94.5 95.0 95.0
Sydney 91.6 93.2 92.5 92.6
Western NSW 97.7 97.6 97.9 97.5
Western Sydney 93.7 94.9 94.4 ​93.6
NSW 94.4 94.5 94.5 94.3
Australia 94.4 94.6 94.8 94.6

*Interpret LHD data with caution as variations can arise where the LHD population is less than 100.

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Current as at: Monday 22 July 2019
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