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Crime rate in Cockburn, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 54/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    116,752

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    179.09 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    9,929

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    85.04

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,655

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

  • Property Crimes
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    5,903

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    14.18

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    50.56

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    66.2%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    79.48%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Cockburn crime trends

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Cockburn crime compared

Top crime types in Cockburn:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 3,903 reported cases of Theft.

    3,903

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 1,304 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,304

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 1,050 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,050

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 878 reported cases of Deception.

    878

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 683 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    683

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 633 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    633

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 527 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    527

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 333 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    333

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 251 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    251

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 245 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    245

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 85 reported cases of Robbery.

    85

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 22 reported cases of Arson.

    22

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Cockburn there were 12 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    12

  • Homicide and related offences

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

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cockburn

    1 in 71

    In 2023 in Cockburn your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 71

  • 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

  • Cockburn

    1 in 20

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

  • 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 Cockburn rank in crime?

Cockburn lga is ranked 54/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cockburn a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cockburn?

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

What is the most reported crime in Cockburn?

3,903 Theft cases were reported in Cockburn in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Cockburn?

Crime in Cockburn has decreased by 2.73% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Cockburn in 2023?

There were 3 Homicide and related offences cases in Cockburn in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Cockburn?

The least safe suburb in Cockburn is Lake Coogee, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Cockburn?

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

Where are Cockburn crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Cockburn by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Lake Coogee, Aubin Grove and Hammond Park.


Suburbs in Cockburn

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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