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Crime rate in Adelaide Plains, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 29/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    9,693

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    900.45 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    362

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    37.35

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    69

    Total number of violent crimes in the LGA (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery, etc...)

  • Property Crimes
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    265

    Total number of property crimes in the LGA (arson, burglary, theft, car theft, etc...)

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.12

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    27.34

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    31.39%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    47.08%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Adelaide Plains crime trends

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Adelaide Plains crime compared

Top crime types in Adelaide Plains:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 135 reported cases of Theft.

    135

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 84 reported cases of Property damage.

    84

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 64 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    64

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 46 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    46

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 16 reported cases of Deception.

    16

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 11 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    11

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 1 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains there were 1 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Adelaide Plains

    1 in 140

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 140

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • Australia

    1 in 95

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Adelaide Plains

    1 in 37

    In 2023 in Adelaide Plains your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 37

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • Australia

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Adelaide Plains rank in crime?

Adelaide Plains lga is ranked 29/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Adelaide Plains a safe lga?

Adelaide Plains lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Adelaide Plains?

The top crime types in Adelaide Plains are Theft, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Adelaide Plains?

135 Theft cases were reported in Adelaide Plains in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Adelaide Plains?

Crime in Adelaide Plains has increased by 34.07% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Adelaide Plains in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Adelaide Plains in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Adelaide Plains?

The least safe suburb in Adelaide Plains is Wild Horse Plains, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Adelaide Plains?

The safest suburb in Adelaide Plains is Fischer, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Adelaide Plains crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Adelaide Plains by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wild Horse Plains, Long Plains and Calomba.


Suburbs in Adelaide Plains

The data is based on annual 2023 data from state police departments and population data from the 2021 ABS Census. Rank is calculated for crimes weighted by severity and proportionate to population.

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