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Crime rate in Burdekin, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 52/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    16,642

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    4,303.66 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,713

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    102.93

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    183

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

  • Property Crimes
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    691

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    11.00

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    41.52

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    54.73%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    70.22%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Burdekin crime trends

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Burdekin crime compared

Top crime types in Burdekin:


  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 312 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    312

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 253 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    253

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 243 reported cases of Theft.

    243

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 205 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    205

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 177 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    177

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 176 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    176

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 138 reported cases of Property damage.

    138

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 50 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    50

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 50 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    50

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 31 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    31

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 25 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    25

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 20 reported cases of Deception.

    20

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 15 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    15

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 7 reported cases of Robbery.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 7 reported cases of Arson.

    7

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Burdekin there were 4 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    4

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Burdekin

    1 in 91

    In 2023 in Burdekin your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 91

  • QLD

    1 in 131

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

  • 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

  • Burdekin

    1 in 24

    In 2023 in Burdekin your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 24

  • QLD

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Burdekin rank in crime?

Burdekin lga is ranked 52/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Burdekin a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Burdekin?

The top crime types in Burdekin are Transport regulation offences, Burglary/Break and enter, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Burdekin?

312 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Burdekin in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Burdekin?

Crime in Burdekin has decreased by 8.69% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Burdekin in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Burdekin?

The least safe suburb in Burdekin is Wangaratta (Qld), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Burdekin?

The safest suburb in Burdekin is Dalbeg, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Burdekin crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Burdekin by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wangaratta (Qld), Barratta (Qld) and Alva.


Suburbs in Burdekin

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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