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Crime rate in Armadale, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 70/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    94,186

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    443.76 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    9,768

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    103.71

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,863

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

  • Property Crimes
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    5,059

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    19.78

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    53.71

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    78.87%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    80.68%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Armadale crime trends

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Armadale crime compared

Top crime types in Armadale:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 3,235 reported cases of Theft.

    3,235

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 1,490 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,490

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 1,093 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,093

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 1,059 reported cases of Deception.

    1,059

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 797 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    797

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 563 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    563

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 530 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    530

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 427 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    427

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 278 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    278

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 176 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    176

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 79 reported cases of Robbery.

    79

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 25 reported cases of Arson.

    25

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 14 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    14

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Armadale there were 2 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Armadale

    1 in 51

    In 2023 in Armadale your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 51

  • 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

  • Armadale

    1 in 19

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

  • 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 Armadale rank in crime?

Armadale lga is ranked 70/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Armadale a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Armadale?

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

What is the most reported crime in Armadale?

3,235 Theft cases were reported in Armadale in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Armadale?

Crime in Armadale has increased by 5.99% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Armadale in 2023?

There were 2 Homicide and related offences cases in Armadale in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Armadale?

The least safe suburb in Armadale is Karragullen, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Armadale?

The safest suburb in Armadale is Armadale (WA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Armadale crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Armadale by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Karragullen, Mount Richon and Piara Waters.


Suburbs in Armadale

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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