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Crime rate in Aurukun, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    1,101

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    7,423.99 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,549

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    1,406.90

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    503

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

  • Property Crimes
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    237

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    456.86

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    215.26

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    99.8%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    97.79%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Aurukun crime trends

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Aurukun crime compared

Top crime types in Aurukun:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 499 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    499

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 383 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    383

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 131 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    131

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 125 reported cases of Property damage.

    125

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 108 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    108

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 106 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    106

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 54 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    54

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 42 reported cases of Theft.

    42

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 30 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    30

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 25 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    25

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 19 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    19

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 14 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    14

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 5 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    5

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 4 reported cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 2 reported cases of Arson.

    2

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Aurukun there were 2 reported cases of Deception.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Aurukun

    1 in 2

    In 2023 in Aurukun your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2

  • QLD

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • Aurukun

    1 in 5

    In 2023 in Aurukun your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 5

  • QLD

    1 in 22

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

  • 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 Aurukun rank in crime?

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

Is Aurukun a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Aurukun?

The top crime types in Aurukun are Assault and related offences, Disorderly and offensive conduct, Other government regulatory offences.

What is the most reported crime in Aurukun?

499 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Aurukun in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Aurukun?

Crime in Aurukun has increased by 1.51% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Aurukun in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Aurukun?

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

What is the safest suburb in Aurukun?

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

Where are Aurukun crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Aurukun by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Aurukun.


Suburbs in Aurukun

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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