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Crime rate in Darebin, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 34/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    149,054

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    50.96 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    10,323

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    69.26

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    929

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

  • Property Crimes
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    6,403

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.23

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    42.96

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    25.15%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    71.63%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Darebin crime trends

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Darebin crime compared

Top crime types in Darebin:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 4,576 reported cases of Theft.

    4,576

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 1,027 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1,027

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 908 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    908

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 874 reported cases of Property damage.

    874

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 859 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    859

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 723 reported cases of Deception.

    723

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 233 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    233

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 219 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    219

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 199 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    199

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 146 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    146

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 134 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    134

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 72 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    72

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 72 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    72

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 70 reported cases of Robbery.

    70

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 66 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    66

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 56 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    56

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 45 reported cases of Arson.

    45

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 36 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    36

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 3 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in Darebin there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Darebin

    1 in 160

    In 2023 in Darebin your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 160

  • VIC

    1 in 146

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146

  • 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

  • Darebin

    1 in 23

    In 2023 in Darebin your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 23

  • VIC

    1 in 31

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31

  • 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 Darebin rank in crime?

Darebin lga is ranked 34/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Darebin a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Darebin?

The top crime types in Darebin are Theft, Breaches of orders, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in Darebin?

4,576 Theft cases were reported in Darebin in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Darebin?

Crime in Darebin has increased by 12.23% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Darebin in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Darebin?

The least safe suburb in Darebin is Macleod (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Darebin?

The safest suburb in Darebin is Preston (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Darebin crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Darebin by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Macleod (Vic.), Northcote and Thornbury.


Suburbs in Darebin

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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