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Crime rate in Belmont, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    42,242

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    26.51 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    9,095

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    215.31

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,089

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

  • Property Crimes
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    5,222

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    25.78

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    123.62

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    85.11%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    95.17%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Belmont crime trends

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Belmont crime compared

Top crime types in Belmont:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 3,813 reported cases of Theft.

    3,813

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 1,902 reported cases of Deception.

    1,902

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 926 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    926

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 818 reported cases of Property damage.

    818

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 517 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    517

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 395 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    395

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 183 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    183

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 182 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    182

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 166 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    166

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 107 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    107

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 44 reported cases of Robbery.

    44

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 30 reported cases of Arson.

    30

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Belmont there were 9 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    9

  • Homicide and related offences

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

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Belmont

    1 in 39

    In 2023 in Belmont your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 39

  • 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

  • Belmont

    1 in 8

    In 2023 in Belmont your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 8

  • 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 Belmont rank in crime?

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

Is Belmont a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Belmont?

The top crime types in Belmont are Theft, Deception, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Belmont?

3,813 Theft cases were reported in Belmont in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Belmont?

Crime in Belmont has increased by 20.77% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Belmont in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Belmont?

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

What is the safest suburb in Belmont?

The safest suburb in Belmont is Belmont (WA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Belmont crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Belmont by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Kewdale, Ascot (WA) and Rivervale.


Suburbs in Belmont

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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