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Crime rate in Douglas, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 47/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    12,519

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,599.50 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,021

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    81.56

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    141

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

  • Property Crimes
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    457

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    11.26

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    36.50

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    56.94%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    64.59%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Douglas crime trends

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Douglas crime compared

Top crime types in Douglas:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 145 reported cases of Theft.

    145

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 143 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    143

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 141 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    141

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 131 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    131

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 130 reported cases of Property damage.

    130

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 100 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    100

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 88 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    88

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 36 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    36

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 28 reported cases of Deception.

    28

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 25 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    25

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 16 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    16

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 14 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    14

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 11 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    11

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 10 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    10

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Douglas there were 3 reported cases of Arson.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Douglas

    1 in 89

    In 2023 in Douglas your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 89

  • 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

  • Douglas

    1 in 27

    In 2023 in Douglas your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 27

  • 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 Douglas rank in crime?

Douglas lga is ranked 47/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Douglas a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Douglas?

The top crime types in Douglas are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Douglas?

145 Theft cases were reported in Douglas in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Douglas?

Crime in Douglas has decreased by 13.84% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Douglas in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Douglas?

The least safe suburb in Douglas is Mowbray (Qld), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Douglas?

The safest suburb in Douglas is Mossman, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Douglas crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Douglas by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Mowbray (Qld), Miallo and Finlayvale.


Suburbs in Douglas

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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