HPV immunisation rates for children in 2015–16
This measure compares the percentage of adolescent girls and boys who were fully immunised against HPV that reside in a geographic area.
|Description||The percentage of adolescent girls and boys who were fully immunised against HPV|
The indicator is reported by:
|Results||Web update: HPV immunisation rates for children in 2015–16|
De-identified unit record data were extracted from the HPV Register on 12 August 2017.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Estimated Resident Population (ERP) aged 13 as at 30 June 2014.
|Indicator description and calculation|
|Numerator||The number of adolescents aged 15 at 30 June 2016 who had received three doses of the HPV vaccine according to the schedule by 30 June 2016.|
Australian Bureau of Statistics Estimated Resident Population (ERP) aged 13 as at 30 June 2014.
Note: The ERP at age 13 as at 30 June 2014 reflects the population at the time the vaccinations were likely administered.
|Calculation||100 × (Numerator ÷ denominator)|
The following suppression rules were applied: