Since 1994 AFL field umpires have been allocated shirt numbers in much the same way and for much the same reason as players. Below are the numbers issued to AFL Field Umpires in 2018.

A list of match totals by the wearers of each number is available here.

A history of shirt numbers is available here.

2018 NumberUmpire's name
1Chris Donlon
2Nick Foot
3Leigh Fisher
4Justin Power
5Leigh Haussen
6Dean Margetts
7Jeff Dalgleish
8Brett Rosebury
9Matt Stevic
10Rob O'Gorman
11Curtis Deboy
12Andrew Stephens
13Nick Brown
14Hayden Gavine
15Mathew Nicholls
16Brendan Hosking
17John Howorth
18Ray Chamberlain
19Alex Whetton
20Sam Hay
21Simon Meredith
22Nathan Williamson
23Rob Findlay
24David Harris
25Shaun Ryan
26Craig Fleer
27Andre Gianfagna
28Cameron Dore
29TBA
30Shane McInerney
31Andrew Mitchell
32Jacob Mollison
33Brent Wallace
34Eleni Glouftsis
35Patrick Burns (Rookie)
36Andrew Heffernan (Rookie)
37Paul Rebeschini (Rookie)
38Nathan Toner (Rookie)
39 Matthew Baigent (Rookie)
40Aaron Langdon (Rookie)
41James Strybos (Rookie)
42Andrew Adair (Rookie)
43Jamie Broadbent (Rookie)
44Giles Lewis (Rookie)
45Trent McPhee (Rookie)
46Daniel Johanson (Rookie)