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Crime rate in Derby-West Kimberley, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    7,043

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    110,798.83 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,246

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    602.87

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,710

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,248

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    242.79

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    177.20

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    99.6%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    97.18%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Derby-West Kimberley crime trends

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Derby-West Kimberley crime compared

Top crime types in Derby-West Kimberley:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 1,637 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,637

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 490 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    490

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 471 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    471

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 459 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    459

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 414 reported cases of Property damage.

    414

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 342 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    342

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 213 reported cases of Theft.

    213

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 121 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    121

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 61 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    61

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 16 reported cases of Deception.

    16

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 10 reported cases of Arson.

    10

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 6 reported cases of Robbery.

    6

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 5 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    5

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Derby-West Kimberley

    1 in 4

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 4

  • 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

  • Derby-West Kimberley

    1 in 6

    In 2023 in Derby-West Kimberley your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 6

  • 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 Derby-West Kimberley rank in crime?

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

Is Derby-West Kimberley a safe lga?

Derby-West Kimberley lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Derby-West Kimberley?

The top crime types in Derby-West Kimberley are Assault and related offences, Burglary/Break and enter, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in Derby-West Kimberley?

1,637 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Derby-West Kimberley in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Derby-West Kimberley?

Crime in Derby-West Kimberley has decreased by 1.51% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Derby-West Kimberley in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Derby-West Kimberley in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Derby-West Kimberley?

The least safe suburb in Derby-West Kimberley is Meda, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Derby-West Kimberley?

The safest suburb in Derby-West Kimberley is Fitzroy Crossing, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Derby-West Kimberley crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Derby-West Kimberley by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Meda, Kimbolton (WA) and Geegully Creek.


Suburbs in Derby-West Kimberley

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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