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Crime rate in Cook, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    5,107

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    98,903.55 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    895

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    175.25

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    188

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

  • Property Crimes
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    201

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    36.81

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    39.36

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    89.94%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    68.21%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Cook crime trends

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Cook crime compared

Top crime types in Cook:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Cook there were 188 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    188

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Cook there were 164 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    164

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Cook there were 116 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    116

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Cook there were 107 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    107

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Cook there were 77 reported cases of Property damage.

    77

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Cook there were 57 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    57

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Cook there were 56 reported cases of Theft.

    56

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Cook there were 35 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    35

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Cook there were 19 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    19

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Cook there were 18 reported cases of Deception.

    18

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Cook there were 16 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    16

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Cook there were 16 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    16

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Cook there were 15 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    15

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Cook there were 10 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    10

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Cook there were 1 reported cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cook

    1 in 27

    In 2023 in Cook your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 27

  • QLD

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • Cook

    1 in 25

    In 2023 in Cook your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 25

  • QLD

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Cook rank in crime?

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

Is Cook a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cook?

The top crime types in Cook are Assault and related offences, Transport regulation offences, Disorderly and offensive conduct.

What is the most reported crime in Cook?

188 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Cook in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Cook?

Crime in Cook has decreased by 5.89% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Cook in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Cook?

The least safe suburb in Cook is Wenlock, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Cook?

The safest suburb in Cook is Coen, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Cook crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Cook by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wenlock, Palmer (Qld) and Lizard.


Suburbs in Cook

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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