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Crime rate in Boroondara, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 20/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    142,890

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    51.92 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    5,520

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    38.63

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    428

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

  • Property Crimes
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    3,852

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.00

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    26.96

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    5.43%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    46.48%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Boroondara crime trends

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Boroondara crime compared

Top crime types in Boroondara:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 2,494 reported cases of Theft.

    2,494

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 905 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    905

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 426 reported cases of Property damage.

    426

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 385 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    385

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 348 reported cases of Deception.

    348

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 316 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    316

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 131 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    131

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 85 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    85

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 74 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    74

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 66 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    66

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 57 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    57

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 53 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    53

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 43 reported cases of Robbery.

    43

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 33 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    33

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 32 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    32

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 27 reported cases of Arson.

    27

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 23 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    23

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 15 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    15

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 3 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 2 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

  • Public security offences

    In 2023 in Boroondara there were 1 reported cases of Public security offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Boroondara

    1 in 334

    In 2023 in Boroondara your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 334

  • 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

  • Boroondara

    1 in 37

    In 2023 in Boroondara your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 37

  • 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 Boroondara rank in crime?

Boroondara lga is ranked 20/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Boroondara a safe lga?

Boroondara lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Boroondara?

The top crime types in Boroondara are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Boroondara?

2,494 Theft cases were reported in Boroondara in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Boroondara?

Crime in Boroondara has increased by 8.83% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Boroondara in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Boroondara?

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

What is the safest suburb in Boroondara?

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

Where are Boroondara crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Boroondara by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Deepdene (Vic.), Canterbury (Vic.) and Balwyn North.


Suburbs in Boroondara

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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