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Crime rate in Ashburton, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 74/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    7,349

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    100,221.66 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    547

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    74.43

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    180

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

  • Property Crimes
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    233

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    24.49

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    31.70

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    84.1%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    57.34%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Ashburton crime trends

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Ashburton crime compared

Top crime types in Ashburton:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 154 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    154

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 72 reported cases of Property damage.

    72

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 70 reported cases of Theft.

    70

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 63 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    63

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 60 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    60

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 36 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    36

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 35 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    35

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 23 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    23

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 23 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    23

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 5 reported cases of Arson.

    5

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 3 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    3

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Ashburton there were 3 reported cases of Deception.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Ashburton

    1 in 41

    In 2023 in Ashburton your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 41

  • 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

  • Ashburton

    1 in 32

    In 2023 in Ashburton your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 32

  • 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 Ashburton rank in crime?

Ashburton lga is ranked 74/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Ashburton a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Ashburton?

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

What is the most reported crime in Ashburton?

154 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Ashburton in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Ashburton?

Crime in Ashburton has increased by 14.68% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Ashburton in 2023?

There were 3 Homicide and related offences cases in Ashburton in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Ashburton?

The least safe suburb in Ashburton is Yannarie, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Ashburton?

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

Where are Ashburton crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Ashburton by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Yannarie, Cane and Chichester (WA).


Suburbs in Ashburton

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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