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Crime rate in Central Goldfields, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 36/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    13,584

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,580.46 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    882

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    64.93

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    99

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

  • Property Crimes
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    399

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.29

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    29.37

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    32.6%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    52.72%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Central Goldfields crime trends

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Central Goldfields crime compared

Top crime types in Central Goldfields:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 196 reported cases of Theft.

    196

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 196 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    196

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 110 reported cases of Property damage.

    110

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 99 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    99

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 65 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    65

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 39 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    39

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 29 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    29

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 28 reported cases of Arson.

    28

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 26 reported cases of Deception.

    26

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 22 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    22

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 17 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    17

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 16 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    16

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 12 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    12

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 12 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    12

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 6 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 4 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 4 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Central Goldfields

    1 in 137

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 137

  • VIC

    1 in 146

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146

  • 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

  • Central Goldfields

    1 in 34

    In 2023 in Central Goldfields your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 34

  • VIC

    1 in 31

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31

  • 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 Central Goldfields rank in crime?

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

Is Central Goldfields a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Central Goldfields?

The top crime types in Central Goldfields are Theft, Breaches of orders, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Central Goldfields?

196 Theft cases were reported in Central Goldfields in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Central Goldfields?

Crime in Central Goldfields has increased by 9.7% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Central Goldfields in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Central Goldfields in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Central Goldfields?

The least safe suburb in Central Goldfields is Archdale, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Central Goldfields?

The safest suburb in Central Goldfields is Majorca, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Central Goldfields crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Central Goldfields by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Archdale, Archdale Junction and Amherst.


Suburbs in Central Goldfields

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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