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Crime rate in Brimbank, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 33/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    193,505

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    114.19 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    12,611

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    65.17

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,477

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

  • Property Crimes
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    6,701

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.63

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    34.63

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    35.01%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    62.98%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Brimbank crime trends

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Brimbank crime compared

Top crime types in Brimbank:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 4,719 reported cases of Theft.

    4,719

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 1,838 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1,838

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 1,337 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,337

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 1,013 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    1,013

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 890 reported cases of Property damage.

    890

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 675 reported cases of Deception.

    675

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 388 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    388

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 366 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    366

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 267 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    267

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 231 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    231

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 229 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    229

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 140 reported cases of Robbery.

    140

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 110 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    110

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 104 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    104

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 93 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    93

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 79 reported cases of Arson.

    79

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 76 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    76

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 39 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    39

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 6 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 5 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 5 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    5

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in Brimbank there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Brimbank

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in Brimbank your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • Brimbank

    1 in 29

    In 2023 in Brimbank your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 29

  • 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 Brimbank rank in crime?

Brimbank lga is ranked 33/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Brimbank a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Brimbank?

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

What is the most reported crime in Brimbank?

4,719 Theft cases were reported in Brimbank in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Brimbank?

Crime in Brimbank has increased by 6.88% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Brimbank in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Brimbank?

The least safe suburb in Brimbank is Keilor, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Brimbank?

The safest suburb in Brimbank is Keilor North, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Brimbank crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Brimbank by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Keilor, Cairnlea and Keilor Lodge.


Suburbs in Brimbank

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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