Of the 2857 people currently recorded on the Australian Polio Register who contracted polio either in Australia or overseas, the charts below reveal how many were hospitalised when they contracted the virus, how many were not hospitalised, and how many don’t know whether they were hospitalised. The charts are updated as new registrations are recorded online.

Hospitalisation status of polio survivors (from entries on the Australian Polio Register to date)



Worldwide Hospitalisation Australian Hospitalisation Overseas Hospitalisation

Hospitalisation status of those who contracted polio worldwide



Hospitalisation status of those who contracted polio in Australia



Hospitalisation status of those who contracted polio overseas



Overall Australia Overseas Worldwide

Polio contracted worldwide

Polio contracted in Australia

Polio contracted overseas

Polio contracted worldwide