Australian Rules Football (aka AFL)

Postcodes vs Suburb names

Shepparton, postcode 3630, has the most football clubs (11), 224 postcodes have a solitary football club.1

Measured by suburb, Warrnambool comes in top with 13 clubs, adn there are 374 suburbs with a single club.

The *actual* City of Melbourne - postcode 3000 - hosts 2 football clubs: Collingwood and Port Adelaide (who were known as the Magpies in the SANFL coincidentally). The Melbourne football team is, of course, in Jolimont - postcode 3002.

There are 104 clubs that don't know what Region of LGA they are in. Of the rest, the break down is as follows:

Metro has 381 (~46%), Regional has 345 (~42%)

Regional can be broken down to

NW Regional 284 82%
SW Regional 61


The Metro break down looks like this

North and West Metropolitan Region 144 37.80%
Southern Metro 125 32.81%
Eastern Metro 112 29.40%

The clubs are broken down into categories: 276 clubs and 617 Auskick Programs.

The Greater Geelong Local Government Area has the most clubs, although this number is rough given the "loose" manner in which the data is structured.

1. All data is from: AFL clubs and programs in Victoria, DataVic