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Crime rate in Coolgardie, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    3,485

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    13,597.80 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    403

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    115.64

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    127

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

  • Property Crimes
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    155

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    36.44

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    44.48

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    89.74%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    73.44%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Coolgardie crime trends

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Coolgardie crime compared

Top crime types in Coolgardie:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 116 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    116

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 66 reported cases of Property damage.

    66

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 64 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    64

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 58 reported cases of Theft.

    58

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 31 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    31

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 24 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    24

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 20 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    20

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 11 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    11

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 6 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    6

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Coolgardie there were 6 reported cases of Deception.

    6

  • Arson

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Coolgardie

    1 in 27

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

  • 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

  • Coolgardie

    1 in 22

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

  • 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 Coolgardie rank in crime?

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

Is Coolgardie a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Coolgardie?

The top crime types in Coolgardie are Assault and related offences, Property damage, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in Coolgardie?

116 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Coolgardie in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Coolgardie?

Crime in Coolgardie has increased by 38.49% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Coolgardie in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Coolgardie?

The least safe suburb in Coolgardie is Widgiemooltha, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Coolgardie?

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

Where are Coolgardie crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Coolgardie by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Widgiemooltha, Boorabbin and Higginsville.


Suburbs in Coolgardie

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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