WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2016 global summary

Last updated 15-July-2016 (15-July-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
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Development status: Developed economy GNI / capita (US$): 64'6801 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 32
GDP / capita (US$): 43'9021 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 42

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 23'969  23'622  23'270  22'911  22'542  19'107  17'097  14'708 
Births 318  316  313  311  307  248  255  228 
Surviving infants 316  314  312  309  306  247  253  226 
Pop. less than 5 years 1'546  1'532  1'528  1'524  1'503  1'285  1'262  1'135 
Pop. less than 15 years 4'482  4'420  4'371  4'328  4'279  3'982  3'767  3'715 
Female 15-49 years 5'706  5'655  5'600  5'542  5'480  4'853  4'518  3'670 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Australia)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  74  340  158  199  190  108  880 
Mumps
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  633  187  216  195  145  212 
Pertussis
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  22'508  11'842  12'319  23'855  38'040  5'795  862  124 
Polio*
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Rubella
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  18  17  26  35  60  313 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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Yellow fever
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* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV). For desagregated data please click on this hyperlink: https://extranet.who.int/polis/public/CaseCount.aspx
it does not include cases of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) and cases of non polio acute flaccid paralysis [AFP]).
** Neonatal Tetanus and Total Tetanus cases equality may be the result from a lack of non-Neonatal Tetanus surveillance system.

Percentage target population vaccinated by antigen

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  Most recent coverage survey4  

Official country estimates5

  (Click for retrospective coverage estimates data for Australia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG         
DTP1          92  92 
DTP3          93  92  91  92  92  90  95  33 
DTP4          93 
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3          93  91  91  92  92 
Hib3          93  91  91  92  92  90 
JapEnc         
MCV1          91  93  94  94  94  91  86 
MCV2          93  93  92  91  90 
PCV1          91 
PCV3          93  91  91  91 
Pol3          93  92  91  92  92  90  72  17 
Rota1          84 
RotaC          85  84  84  84  85 
Rubella1          91  93  94  94  94 
TT2plus         
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2017

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Australia)
DTP1
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  97  92  92  92  92  96  98  58 
DTP3
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  93  92  91  92  92  90  95  33 
HepB3
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  93  91  91  91  92 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  93  91  91  92  92  90 
MCV1
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  91  93  94  94  94  91  86 
MCV2
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  93  93  92  91  90 
PCV3
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  93  91  91  91  91 
Pol3
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  93  92  91  92  92  90  72  17 
RCV1
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  91  93  94  94  94  91  86 
RotaC
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  85  84  84  84  85 

Number of districts in the country Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
 
   
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Greater or equal to 90%
From 80 to 89% 0
From 50 to 79% 0
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
100
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
DTaPHibHepIPV 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
DTaPIPV 4 years; Yes
HPV 12-13 years; Yes
HepA 12-24 months; (x2) No Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
HepB_Adult 10-15 years; Yes
HepB_Pediatric birth; Yes
HibMenC 12 months; Yes
Influenza_Adult >= 3 years; Yes At risk groups (Pregnant Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People 15+)
Influenza_Pediatric >= 6 months; Yes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6m-59m
MMR 12 months; Yes
MMRV 18 months; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 6 months; Yes and a dose at 12 months Medically at Risk. 12-18M Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in high risk areas
Pneumo_ps >= 65 years; Yes 4Y Medically at Risk. 15+50+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
Rotavirus 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
Tdap 10-15 years; (x2) Yes
Varicella 10-15 years; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009 

Planning and management

Has the country a Multi-Year Plan (MYP) for immunization? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  No 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2013-2018  2013-2018  2013-2018  2009-2013      NA 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number          

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number    
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100%     100  100  100  100  100 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number NA 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 13  13  13  25  25 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  Yes  Yes  No  No  No   
Is there a national system to monitor adverse events following immunization (AEFI)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 100  100  100  100  NA  NA   

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

Has the country a standing technical advisory group on immunization (NITAG)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes   

Sources

 1  "The 2013 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2013, data for 2012
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2015 revision". New York, 2016.
 4  UNICEF/WHO survey database
 5  If no official estimate is available, the administrative coverage is reported. '*' indicates coverage over 99.5%.
 6  WHO-UNICEF estimates.