Australian Polio Register – Total Australian Polio Infections

The Australian Polio Register currently shows that 1850 people contracted polio in Australia during the 20th century epidemics. This is the individual State/Territory breakdown:

New South Wales
605
(33%)
Queensland
193
(10%)
South Australia
271
(15%)
Tasmania
115
(6%)
Victoria
496
(27%)
Western Australia
161
(9%)
Australian Capital Territory
7
(0%)
Northern Territory
1
(0%)
Not Known
2
(0%)

On the map below you can see where the polio cases occurred across the whole of Australia, as recorded to date on the Australian Polio Register. (To see the individual State/Territory breakdowns, click here.)

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