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Crime rate in Benalla, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 39/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    15,407

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,258.39 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,092

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    70.88

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    131

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

  • Property Crimes
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    444

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.50

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    28.82

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    40.64%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    51.11%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Benalla crime trends

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Benalla crime compared

Top crime types in Benalla:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 234 reported cases of Theft.

    234

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 195 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    195

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 130 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    130

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 103 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    103

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 96 reported cases of Property damage.

    96

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 67 reported cases of Deception.

    67

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 54 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    54

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 49 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    49

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 35 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    35

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 29 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    29

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 23 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    23

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 21 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    21

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 15 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    15

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 14 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    14

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 11 reported cases of Arson.

    11

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 8 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    8

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 3 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Benalla there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Benalla

    1 in 118

    In 2023 in Benalla your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 118

  • 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

  • Benalla

    1 in 35

    In 2023 in Benalla your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 35

  • 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 Benalla rank in crime?

Benalla lga is ranked 39/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Benalla a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Benalla?

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

What is the most reported crime in Benalla?

234 Theft cases were reported in Benalla in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Benalla?

Crime in Benalla has increased by 10.98% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Benalla in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Benalla?

The least safe suburb in Benalla is Bridge Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Benalla?

The safest suburb in Benalla is Lima South, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Benalla crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Benalla by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bridge Creek, Lurg and Winton North.


Suburbs in Benalla

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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