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Crime rate in Augusta Margaret River, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 26/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    16,789

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,419.09 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    569

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    33.89

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    139

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

  • Property Crimes
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    279

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.28

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    16.62

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    39.44%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    18.51%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Augusta Margaret River crime trends

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Augusta Margaret River crime compared

Top crime types in Augusta Margaret River:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 123 reported cases of Theft.

    123

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 121 reported cases of Property damage.

    121

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 106 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    106

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 66 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    66

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 59 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    59

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 32 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    32

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 19 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    19

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 15 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    15

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 14 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    14

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 11 reported cases of Deception.

    11

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 2 reported cases of Arson.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Augusta Margaret River

    1 in 121

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 121

  • 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

  • Augusta Margaret River

    1 in 60

    In 2023 in Augusta Margaret River your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 60

  • 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 Augusta Margaret River rank in crime?

Augusta Margaret River lga is ranked 26/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Augusta Margaret River a safe lga?

Augusta Margaret River lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Augusta Margaret River?

The top crime types in Augusta Margaret River are Theft, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Augusta Margaret River?

123 Theft cases were reported in Augusta Margaret River in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Augusta Margaret River?

Crime in Augusta Margaret River has decreased by 9.54% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Augusta Margaret River in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Augusta Margaret River in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Augusta Margaret River?

The least safe suburb in Augusta Margaret River is Osmington, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Augusta Margaret River?

The safest suburb in Augusta Margaret River is Boranup, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Augusta Margaret River crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Augusta Margaret River by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Osmington, Nillup and Scott River.


Suburbs in Augusta Margaret River

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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