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Crime rate in Buloke, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 25/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    6,166

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    7,740.00 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    278

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    45.09

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    32

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

  • Property Crimes
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    91

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.19

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    14.76

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    19.32%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    15.49%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Buloke crime trends

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Buloke crime compared

Top crime types in Buloke:


  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 82 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    82

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 49 reported cases of Theft.

    49

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 32 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    32

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 28 reported cases of Property damage.

    28

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 16 reported cases of Deception.

    16

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 15 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    15

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 13 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    13

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 11 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    11

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 6 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 5 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    5

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 5 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 3 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    3

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 3 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    3

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 3 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 2 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Buloke there were 1 reported cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Buloke

    1 in 193

    In 2023 in Buloke your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 193

  • 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

  • Buloke

    1 in 68

    In 2023 in Buloke your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 68

  • 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 Buloke rank in crime?

Buloke lga is ranked 25/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Buloke a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Buloke?

The top crime types in Buloke are Drug use and possession, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Buloke?

82 Drug use and possession cases were reported in Buloke in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Buloke?

Crime in Buloke has increased by 35.61% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Buloke in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Buloke?

The least safe suburb in Buloke is Barrakee, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Buloke?

The safest suburb in Buloke is Birchip West, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Buloke crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Buloke by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Barrakee, Myall (Buloke - Vic.) and Yeungroon East.


Suburbs in Buloke

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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