November 24, 2021

The Federal Government has released updated vaccination rates for Indigenous populations within individual Local Government Areas across Australia.

The figures highlight the fact there is still a gap between Indigenous vaccination rates and total population vaccination figures, although figures in Cherbourg are improving.

Indigenous population vaccination rates within local Council areas, as at November 23:

  • Cherbourg – 63.0 per cent (single dose), 38.5 per cent (fully vaccinated)
  • Gympie – 66.4 / 47.5
  • North Burnett – 67.8 / 54.9
  • Somerset – 68.5 / 56.1
  • South Burnett – 66.4 / 48.2
  • Toowoomba – 67.5 / 50.2
  • Western Downs – 61.6 / 44.5

In comparison, the Indigenous rates in Brisbane are: 71.9 / 59.9

Total population LGA rates, as at November 21:

  • Cherbourg – 57.4 per cent (single dose), 33.3 per cent (fully vaccinated)
  • Gympie – 80.1 / 67.1
  • North Burnett – 77.9 / 65.6
  • Somerset – 83.0 / 69.6
  • South Burnett – 84.2 / 67.6
  • Toowoomba – 89.0 / 76.3
  • Western Downs – 83.0 / 68.0

In comparison, the rates in Brisbane are: 87.2 / 79.4


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