Statewide - 90th percentile response time for Code 1 ambulance 'first arrivals' - Quarterly Data

01 January 2016 - 31 March 2018
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About this report

The 90th percentile response time for ambulances arriving first to acute, time critical incidents. Dispatch Code '1' represents the most urgent dispatches, commonly referred to as 'lights and sirens'.

Dispatch Code '1' incidents are further categorised as Priority '0' (the highest priority incidents), and Priority '1' (the second highest priority incidents). 

Note:

  • Response times are suppressed when the number of responses is < 10

Understanding response times

Response time is measured from the receipt of the triple zero (000) call until paramedics arrive on the scene. Ambulance dispatches are prioritised to respond to those requiring the most urgent assistance.

The 90th percentile response time is the time within which 90 per cent of responses are completed. 

Statewide - 90th percentile response time for Code 1 ambulance 'first arrivals' - Quarterly Data

Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018
90th percentile response time for Code 1 ambulance 'first arrivals'20.019.318.618.218.0
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Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018
90th percentile response time for Code 1 ambulance 'first arrivals'20.019.318.618.218.0