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Crime rate in Dandaragan, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 50/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    3,350

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    6,711.57 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    253

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    75.52

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    48

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

  • Property Crimes
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    70

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    14.33

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    20.90

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    66.4%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    30.38%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Dandaragan crime trends

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Dandaragan crime compared

Top crime types in Dandaragan:


  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 109 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    109

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 38 reported cases of Theft.

    38

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 34 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    34

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 15 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    15

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 13 reported cases of Property damage.

    13

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 12 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    12

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 12 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    12

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 8 reported cases of Deception.

    8

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 6 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    6

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 3 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    3

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

  • Arson

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

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Dandaragan there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Dandaragan

    1 in 70

    In 2023 in Dandaragan your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 70

  • 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

  • Dandaragan

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in Dandaragan your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 48

  • 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 Dandaragan rank in crime?

Dandaragan lga is ranked 50/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Dandaragan a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Dandaragan?

The top crime types in Dandaragan are Drug dealing and trafficking, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Dandaragan?

109 Drug dealing and trafficking cases were reported in Dandaragan in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Dandaragan?

Crime in Dandaragan has increased by 33.86% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Dandaragan in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Dandaragan in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Dandaragan?

The least safe suburb in Dandaragan is Yathroo, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Dandaragan?

The safest suburb in Dandaragan is Grey, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Dandaragan crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Dandaragan by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Yathroo, Hill River (WA) and Nambung.


Suburbs in Dandaragan

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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