Information about testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Victoria, including by age and gender, Local Government Areas and high-risk suburbs.
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Please note: We are currently in the process of upgrading COVID-19 reporting activities. It is anticipated there may be delays in the release of data during this cross-over period. 

Tests by population and Victorian Local Government Area

Between 01/07/2020 and 30/11/2020 

Local Government Area (LGA) Population (LGA) Population LGA / Victoria 
(%)
Tests per LGA Tests (Victorian residents) / LGA population (%) Tests (all residents) / LGA population (%)
Alpine Shire 12,814 0.2 2,797 0.11 0.10
Ararat Rural City 11,845 0.2 3,514 0.14 0.13
Ballarat Council 109,505 1.7 33,552 1.32 1.25
Banyule Council 131,631 2.0 60,625 2.39 2.27
Bass Coast Shire 36,320 0.6 10,811 0.43 0.40
Baw Baw Shire 53,396 0.8 16,108 0.63 0.60
Bayside Council 106,862 1.6 41,164 1.62 1.54
Benalla Rural City 14,037 0.2 3,561 0.14 0.13
Boroondara Council 183,199 2.8 66,618 2.63 2.49
Brimbank Council 209,523 3.2 89,408 3.52 3.34
Buloke Shire 6,124 0.1 1,242 0.05 0.05
Campaspe Shire 37,622 0.6 8,135 0.32 0.30
Cardinia Shire 112,159 1.7 50,466 1.99 1.89
Casey Council 353,872 5.4 131,882 5.20 4.93
Central Goldfields Shire 13,186 0.2 2,945 0.12 0.11
Colac-Otway Shire 21,564 0.3 10,260 0.40 0.38
Corangamite Shire 16,020 0.2 4,025 0.16 0.15
Darebin Council 164,184 2.5 85,714 3.38 3.20
East Gippsland Shire 47,316 0.7 8,926 0.35 0.33
Frankston Shire 142,643 2.2 63,964 2.52 2.39
Gannawarra Shire 10,472 0.2 1,685 0.07 0.06
Glen Eira Council 156,511 2.4 60,591 2.39 2.26
Glenelg Shire 19,674 0.3 6,052 0.24 0.23
Golden Plains Shire 23,722 0.4 6,943 0.27 0.26
Greater Bendigo Council 118,093 1.8 41,684 1.64 1.56
Greater Dandenong Council 168,201 2.6 52,254 2.06 1.95
Greater Geelong Council 258,934 3.9 93,844 3.70 3.51
Greater Shepparton Council 66,498 1.0 21,362 0.84 0.80
Hepburn Shire 15,975 0.2 4,842 0.19 0.18
Hindmarsh Shire 5,588 0.1 1,696 0.07 0.06
Hobsons Bay Council 97,751 1.5 43,932 1.73 1.64
Horsham Rural City 19,921 0.3 4,887 0.19 0.18
Hume Council 233,471 3.5 112,551 4.44 4.21
Indigo Shire 16,701 0.3 3,391 0.13 0.13
Kingston Council 165,782 2.5 56,284 2.22 2.10
Knox Council 164,538 2.5 54,837 2.16 2.05
Latrobe Council 75,561 1.2 21,246 0.84 0.79
Loddon Shire 7,504 0.1 1,781 0.07 0.07
Macedon Ranges Shire 50,231 0.8 21,380 0.84 0.80
Manningham Council 127,573 1.9 42,955 1.69 1.61
Mansfield Shire 9,176 0.1 3,193 0.13 0.12
Maribyrnong Council 93,448 1.4 51,350 2.02 1.92
Maroondah Council 118,558 1.8 41,525 1.64 1.55
Melbourne Council 178,955 2.7 86,725 3.42 3.24
Melton Council 164,895 2.5 65,059 2.56 2.43
Mildura Rural City 55,777 0.9 10,462 0.41 0.39
Mitchell Shire 46,082 0.7 15,572 0.61 0.58
Moira Shire 29,925 0.5 6,451 0.25 0.24
Monash Council 202,847 3.1 66,636 2.63 2.49
Moonee Valley Council 130,294 2.0 64,215 2.53 2.40
Moorabool Shire 35,049 0.5 12,174 0.48 0.46
Moreland Council 185,767 2.8 104,774 4.13 3.92
Mornington Peninsula Shire 167,636 2.5 66,843 2.63 2.50
Mount Alexander Shire 19,754 0.3 6,703 0.26 0.25
Moyne Shire 16,953 0.3 4,460 0.18 0.17
Murrindindi Shire 14,570 0.2 4,108 0.16 0.15
Nillumbik Shire 65,094 1.0 26,676 1.05 1.00
Northern Grampians Shire 11,402 0.2 3,287 0.13 0.12
Port Phillip Council 115,601 1.8 49,385 1.95 1.85
Pyrenees Shire 7,472 0.1 1,713 0.07 0.06
Queenscliffe Borough 2,940 0.0 861 0.03 0.03
South Gippsland Shire 29,914 0.5 7,767 0.31 0.29
Southern Grampians Shire 16,100 0.2 3,973 0.16 0.15
Stonnington Council 117,768 1.8 49,815 1.96 1.86
Strathbogie Shire 10,781 0.2 2,791 0.11 0.10
Surf Coast Shire 33,456 0.5 11,251 0.44 0.42
Swan Hill Rural City 20,649 0.3 4,026 0.16 0.15
Towong Shire 6,040 0.1 1,060 0.04 0.04
Wangaratta Rural City 29,187 0.4 6,629 0.26 0.25
Warrnambool Council 35,181 0.5 11,886 0.47 0.44
Wellington Shire 44,380 0.7 10,174 0.40 0.38
West Wimmera Shire 3,841 0.1 827 0.03 0.03
Whitehorse Council 178,739 2.7 61,161 2.41 2.29
Whittlesea Council 230,238 3.5 92,204 3.63 3.45
Wodonga Rural City 42,083 0.6 10,008 0.39 0.37
Wyndham Council 270,487 4.1 118,886 4.68 4.44
Yarra Council 101,495 1.5 50,377 1.99 1.88
Yarra Ranges Shire 159,462 2.4 51,406 2.03 1.92
Yarriambiack Shire 6,639 0.1 1,330 0.05 0.05

Note:

A total of 2,675,210 COVID19 tests were performed during the period of 1 July, 2020 and 30 November, 2020 in Victoria including interstate and overseas travellers. Of these tests, 2,537,657 were for people who listed their primary residence to be within a Victorian Local Government Area (LGA).

Tests by population and Victorian suburbs with high coronavirus (COVID-19) case counts

Between 01/07/2020 and 30/11/2020

Order (by Cases suburb/cases Victorian) Suburb Population Suburb/Victorian population (%) Cases Cases suburb/cases Victorian (%) Tests Tests (Victorian residents) suburb population (%) Tests (all residents) suburb population (%)
1 TARNEIT 34,562 0.52 526 2.59 20,304 0.60 0.76
2 CRAIGIEBURN 50,347 0.76 486 2.39 33,692 1.00 1.26
3 ST ALBANS 37,309 0.57 434 2.13 14,054 0.42 0.53
4 TRUGANINA 20,687 0.31 369 1.81 15,090 0.45 0.56
5 WERRIBEE 40,345 0.61 346 1.70 28,606 0.85 1.07
6 HOPPERS CROSSING 38,701 0.59 307 1.51 16,854 0.50 0.63
7 EPPING 32,395 0.49 281 1.38 14,883 0.44 0.56
8 POINT COOK 49,929 0.76 256 1.26 21,933 0.65 0.82
9 RESERVOIR 50,474 0.77 242 1.19 29,992 0.89 1.12
10 FLEMINGTON 7,719 0.12 222 1.09 7,488 0.22 0.28

Tests by gender (whole of Victoria)

Between 01/01/2020 and 30/11/2020

Gender Numbers of tests Percentage
Female 1,911,901 53.50
Male 1,528,604 42.76
Not stated 133,441 3.72
Other 32 0.00
Total 3,573,978 100.00

Tests by age group (whole of Victoria)

Between 01/01/2020 and 30/11/2020

Age group Numbers of tests Percentage
0-9 273,080 7.64
10-19 236,973 6.62
20-29 630,264 17.64
30-39 689,417 19.29
40-49 512,140 14.33
50-59 441,546 12.36
60-69 341,024 9.54
70-79 228,995 6.40
80-89 150,664 4.21
90+ 66,926 1.87
Unknown 2,949 0.08
Total 3,573,978 100.00