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Crime rate in Albany, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 56/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    38,769

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    4,285.50 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    3,348

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    86.36

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    567

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,799

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    14.63

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    46.40

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    67.2%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    75.65%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Albany crime trends

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Albany crime compared

Top crime types in Albany:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Albany there were 1,127 reported cases of Theft.

    1,127

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Albany there were 508 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    508

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Albany there were 465 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    465

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Albany there were 420 reported cases of Property damage.

    420

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Albany there were 195 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    195

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Albany there were 195 reported cases of Deception.

    195

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Albany there were 148 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    148

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Albany there were 131 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    131

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Albany there were 82 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    82

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Albany there were 42 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    42

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Albany there were 17 reported cases of Robbery.

    17

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Albany there were 15 reported cases of Arson.

    15

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Albany there were 3 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Albany

    1 in 68

    In 2023 in Albany your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 68

  • WA

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 48

  • 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

  • Albany

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in Albany your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • WA

    1 in 19

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • 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 Albany rank in crime?

Albany lga is ranked 56/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Albany a safe lga?

Albany lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Albany?

The top crime types in Albany are Theft, Drug dealing and trafficking, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Albany?

1,127 Theft cases were reported in Albany in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Albany?

Crime in Albany has increased by 7.41% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Albany in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Albany in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Albany?

The least safe suburb in Albany is Goode Beach, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Albany?

The safest suburb in Albany is Albany, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Albany crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Albany by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Goode Beach, Mettler and Bornholm.


Suburbs in Albany

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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