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Crime rate in Capel, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 35/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    18,269

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    588.65 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    857

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    46.91

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    199

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

  • Property Crimes
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    412

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    10.89

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    22.55

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    53.52%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    35.81%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Capel crime trends

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Capel crime compared

Top crime types in Capel:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Capel there were 191 reported cases of Theft.

    191

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Capel there were 137 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    137

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Capel there were 116 reported cases of Property damage.

    116

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Capel there were 99 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    99

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Capel there were 80 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    80

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Capel there were 75 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    75

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Capel there were 55 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    55

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Capel there were 42 reported cases of Deception.

    42

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Capel there were 25 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    25

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Capel there were 22 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    22

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Capel there were 8 reported cases of Arson.

    8

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Capel there were 6 reported cases of Robbery.

    6

  • Homicide and related offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Capel

    1 in 92

    In 2023 in Capel your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 92

  • 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

  • Capel

    1 in 44

    In 2023 in Capel your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • 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 Capel rank in crime?

Capel lga is ranked 35/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Capel a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Capel?

The top crime types in Capel are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Capel?

191 Theft cases were reported in Capel in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Capel?

Crime in Capel has increased by 11.73% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Capel in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Capel?

The least safe suburb in Capel is Elgin (WA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Capel?

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

Where are Capel crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Capel by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Elgin (WA), Peppermint Grove Beach and North Boyanup.


Suburbs in Capel

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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