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Crime rate in Bayside (Vic.), VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 23/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    101,874

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    35.51 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,584

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    45.00

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    328

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

  • Property Crimes
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    3,136

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.22

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    30.78

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    6.24%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    54.73%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Bayside (Vic.) crime trends

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Bayside (Vic.) crime compared

Top crime types in Bayside (Vic.):


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 1,922 reported cases of Theft.

    1,922

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 720 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    720

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 482 reported cases of Property damage.

    482

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 422 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    422

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 304 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    304

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 190 reported cases of Deception.

    190

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 116 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    116

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 83 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    83

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 64 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    64

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 63 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    63

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 53 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    53

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 52 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    52

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 24 reported cases of Robbery.

    24

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 22 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    22

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 21 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    21

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 12 reported cases of Arson.

    12

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 11 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    11

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 9 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    9

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 9 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    9

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 4 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    4

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bayside (Vic.)

    1 in 311

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 311

  • 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

  • Bayside (Vic.)

    1 in 32

    In 2023 in Bayside (Vic.) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 32

  • 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 Bayside (Vic.) rank in crime?

Bayside (Vic.) lga is ranked 23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bayside (Vic.) a safe lga?

Bayside (Vic.) lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Bayside (Vic.)?

The top crime types in Bayside (Vic.) are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Bayside (Vic.)?

1,922 Theft cases were reported in Bayside (Vic.) in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Bayside (Vic.)?

Crime in Bayside (Vic.) has increased by 16.37% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Bayside (Vic.) in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bayside (Vic.) in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Bayside (Vic.)?

The least safe suburb in Bayside (Vic.) is Beaumaris (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Bayside (Vic.)?

The safest suburb in Bayside (Vic.) is Hampton East, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Bayside (Vic.) crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Bayside (Vic.) by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Beaumaris (Vic.), Hampton (Vic.) and Brighton (Vic.).


Suburbs in Bayside (Vic.)

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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