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Crime rate in Charles Sturt, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 52/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    123,859

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    57.62 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    9,942

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    80.27

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,565

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

  • Property Crimes
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    7,927

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    12.64

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    64.00

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    60.16%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    84.91%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Charles Sturt crime trends

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Charles Sturt crime compared

Top crime types in Charles Sturt:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 5,170 reported cases of Theft.

    5,170

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 1,688 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,688

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 1,454 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,454

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 1,069 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    1,069

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 316 reported cases of Deception.

    316

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 121 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    121

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 52 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    52

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 37 reported cases of Robbery.

    37

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 19 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    19

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 13 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    13

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt there were 3 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Charles Sturt

    1 in 79

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 79

  • 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

  • Charles Sturt

    1 in 16

    In 2023 in Charles Sturt your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 16

  • 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 Charles Sturt rank in crime?

Charles Sturt lga is ranked 52/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Charles Sturt a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Charles Sturt?

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

What is the most reported crime in Charles Sturt?

5,170 Theft cases were reported in Charles Sturt in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Charles Sturt?

Crime in Charles Sturt has increased by 5.91% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Charles Sturt in 2023?

There were 3 Homicide and related offences cases in Charles Sturt in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Charles Sturt?

The least safe suburb in Charles Sturt is Fulham Gardens, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Charles Sturt?

The safest suburb in Charles Sturt is Ridleyton, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Charles Sturt crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Charles Sturt by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Fulham Gardens, Kidman Park and Cheltenham (SA).


Suburbs in Charles Sturt

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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