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Crime rate in Bass Coast, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 35/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    41,553

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    941.34 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,201

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    52.97

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    362

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

  • Property Crimes
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    983

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.71

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    23.66

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    41.85%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    38.83%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Bass Coast crime trends

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Bass Coast crime compared

Top crime types in Bass Coast:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 502 reported cases of Theft.

    502

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 378 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    378

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 358 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    358

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 243 reported cases of Property damage.

    243

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 224 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    224

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 91 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    91

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 77 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    77

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 55 reported cases of Deception.

    55

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 51 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    51

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 44 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    44

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 43 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    43

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 35 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    35

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 34 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    34

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 27 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    27

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 14 reported cases of Arson.

    14

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 10 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    10

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 9 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    9

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 4 reported cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Bass Coast there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bass Coast

    1 in 115

    In 2023 in Bass Coast your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 115

  • VIC

    1 in 146

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146

  • 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

  • Bass Coast

    1 in 42

    In 2023 in Bass Coast your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 42

  • VIC

    1 in 31

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31

  • 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 Bass Coast rank in crime?

Bass Coast lga is ranked 35/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bass Coast a safe lga?

Bass Coast lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Bass Coast?

The top crime types in Bass Coast are Theft, Breaches of orders, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Bass Coast?

502 Theft cases were reported in Bass Coast in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Bass Coast?

Crime in Bass Coast has increased by 5.77% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Bass Coast in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bass Coast in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Bass Coast?

The least safe suburb in Bass Coast is Woodleigh (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Bass Coast?

The safest suburb in Bass Coast is South Dudley, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Bass Coast crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Bass Coast by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Woodleigh (Vic.), Anderson and Tenby Point.


Suburbs in Bass Coast

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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