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Crime rate in Burke, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 66/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    358

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    29,824.70 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    46

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    128.49

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    7

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

  • Property Crimes
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    9

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    19.55

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    25.14

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    78.47%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    42.66%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Burke crime trends

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Burke crime compared

Top crime types in Burke:


  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Burke there were 10 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    10

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Burke there were 7 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    7

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Burke there were 7 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    7

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Burke there were 6 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Burke there were 5 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    5

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    5

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Burke there were 2 reported cases of Theft.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Burke there were 1 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Burke there were 1 reported cases of Deception.

    1

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Burke there were 1 reported cases of Property damage.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Burke there were 1 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Burke

    1 in 51

    In 2023 in Burke your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 51

  • 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

  • Burke

    1 in 40

    In 2023 in Burke your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 40

  • 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 Burke rank in crime?

Burke lga is ranked 66/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Burke a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Burke?

The top crime types in Burke are Transport regulation offences, Assault and related offences, Disorderly and offensive conduct.

What is the most reported crime in Burke?

10 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Burke in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Burke?

Crime in Burke has increased by 4.55% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Burke in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Burke?

The least safe suburb in Burke is Burketown, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Burke?

The safest suburb in Burke is Nicholson (Qld), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Burke crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Burke by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Burketown, Gregory (Qld) and Nicholson (Qld).


Suburbs in Burke

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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