HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 5 October 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 5 October 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 8 June 2017 to 4 October 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. This month's benchmark has been generated using a three month rolling calculation (91 day window for specimen collection)

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:     8.7%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                    6.1%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                14.0%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 7 September 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 7 September 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 5 May 2017 to 5 September 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. This month's benchmark has been generated using a three month rolling calculation (91 day window for specimen collection)

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:     8.6%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                    6.1%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                13.9%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 3 August 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 3 August 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 5 April 2017 to 1 August 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. This month's benchmark has been generated using a three month rolling calculation (91 day window for specimen collection)

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:     8.6%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                    6.1%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                14.1%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 6 July 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 6 July 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 9 March 2017 to 4 July 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. This month's benchmark has been generated using a three month rolling calculation (91 day window for specimen collection)

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:     8.7%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                    6.2%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                14.2%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 1 June 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 1 June 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 1 February 2017 to 30 May 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. This month's benchmark has been generated using a three month rolling calculation (91 day window for specimen collection).

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:     8.9%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                    6.2%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                14.7%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 4 May 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 6 April 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 6 December 2017 to 3 April 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. This month's benchmark has been generated using a three month rolling calculation (91 day window for specimen collection).

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:     9.1%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                    6.3%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                14.9%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 6 April 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 6 April 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 6 December 2017 to 3 April 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. This month's benchmark has been generated using a three month rolling calculation (91 day window for specimen collection).

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:     9.0%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                    6.2%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                14.8%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 9 March 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 9 March 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 1 December 2017 to 8 March 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing. While the overall rate has increased in this report, it should be noted that this was largely due to an increase in the proportion of younger women screening. The cohort-specific rates are largely consistent with previous reports.

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:    9.2%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                   6.3%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                15.2%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 9 February 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 9 February 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 1 December 2017 to 7 February 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing.

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:    8.9%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                   6.2%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                14.9%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 5 January 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 5 January 2018) are calculated using Registry data collected from 1 December 2017 to 3 January 2018 using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing.

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:    8.9%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                   6.1%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                15.7%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.

HPV Positivity Rate National Benchmark (Released 18 December 2018)

National Benchmark Rates (current as at 18 December 2017) are calculated using data collected from 1 December to 14 December using screening samples only for women aged >=25 years at the time of testing.

  • Overall National Benchmark Rate:    8.9%
  • Pre-1980 cohort:                                   6.7%
  • Post-1980 cohort:                                15.3%

The following zip file contains instructions, charts, and tables that facilitate comparison to these benchmark rates.