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Crime rate in Bunbury, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    32,051

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    55.17 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,894

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    152.69

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,018

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,556

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    31.76

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    79.75

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    87.53%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    89.94%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Bunbury crime trends

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Bunbury crime compared

Top crime types in Bunbury:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 1,369 reported cases of Theft.

    1,369

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 858 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    858

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 625 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    625

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 618 reported cases of Property damage.

    618

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 428 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    428

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 327 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    327

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 194 reported cases of Deception.

    194

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 174 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    174

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 136 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    136

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 129 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    129

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 22 reported cases of Robbery.

    22

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 12 reported cases of Arson.

    12

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Bunbury there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bunbury

    1 in 31

    In 2023 in Bunbury your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 31

  • 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

  • Bunbury

    1 in 13

    In 2023 in Bunbury your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 13

  • 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 Bunbury rank in crime?

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

Is Bunbury a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Bunbury?

The top crime types in Bunbury are Theft, Assault and related offences, Drug dealing and trafficking.

What is the most reported crime in Bunbury?

1,369 Theft cases were reported in Bunbury in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Bunbury?

Crime in Bunbury has increased by 14.4% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Bunbury in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Bunbury in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Bunbury?

The least safe suburb in Bunbury is South Bunbury, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Bunbury?

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

Where are Bunbury crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Bunbury by crime crime rank and violent crimes are South Bunbury, College Grove and East Bunbury.


Suburbs in Bunbury

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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