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Crime rate in Cambridge, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 36/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    31,185

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    19.75 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,233

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    71.60

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    225

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,455

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.22

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    46.66

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    31.79%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    76.06%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Cambridge crime trends

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Cambridge crime compared

Top crime types in Cambridge:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 1,099 reported cases of Theft.

    1,099

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 352 reported cases of Deception.

    352

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 162 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    162

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 160 reported cases of Property damage.

    160

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 160 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    160

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 83 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    83

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 64 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    64

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 54 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    54

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 42 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    42

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 30 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    30

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 19 reported cases of Robbery.

    19

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 6 reported cases of Arson.

    6

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Cambridge there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cambridge

    1 in 139

    In 2023 in Cambridge your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 139

  • 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

  • Cambridge

    1 in 21

    In 2023 in Cambridge your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 21

  • 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 Cambridge rank in crime?

Cambridge lga is ranked 36/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cambridge a safe lga?

Cambridge lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Cambridge?

The top crime types in Cambridge are Theft, Deception, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Cambridge?

1,099 Theft cases were reported in Cambridge in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Cambridge?

Crime in Cambridge has increased by 10.71% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Cambridge in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Cambridge?

The least safe suburb in Cambridge is City Beach, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Cambridge?

The safest suburb in Cambridge is Subiaco, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Cambridge crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Cambridge by crime crime rank and violent crimes are City Beach, Floreat and West Leederville.


Suburbs in Cambridge

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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