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Crime rate in Burnside, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 21/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    43,446

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    25.61 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,680

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    38.67

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    146

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,454

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.36

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    33.47

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    6.84%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    61.57%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Burnside crime trends

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Burnside crime compared

Top crime types in Burnside:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 943 reported cases of Theft.

    943

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 260 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    260

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 251 reported cases of Property damage.

    251

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 129 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    129

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 67 reported cases of Deception.

    67

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 13 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    13

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 8 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    8

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 5 reported cases of Robbery.

    5

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Burnside there were 4 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    4

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Burnside

    1 in 298

    In 2023 in Burnside your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 298

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • Burnside

    1 in 30

    In 2023 in Burnside your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 30

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Burnside rank in crime?

Burnside lga is ranked 21/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Burnside a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Burnside?

The top crime types in Burnside are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Burnside?

943 Theft cases were reported in Burnside in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Burnside?

Crime in Burnside has increased by 3% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Burnside in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Burnside?

The least safe suburb in Burnside is Waterfall Gully, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Burnside?

The safest suburb in Burnside is Glenside, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Burnside crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Burnside by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Waterfall Gully, Erindale and Tusmore.


Suburbs in Burnside

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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