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Crime rate in Frankston, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 40/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    139,267

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    129.60 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    10,686

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    76.73

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,302

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

  • Property Crimes
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    5,078

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.35

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    36.46

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    45.67%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    64.39%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Frankston crime trends

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Frankston crime compared

Top crime types in Frankston:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 3,152 reported cases of Theft.

    3,152

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 2,184 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    2,184

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 1,232 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,232

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 1,033 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,033

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 832 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    832

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 486 reported cases of Deception.

    486

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 265 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    265

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 254 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    254

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 242 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    242

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 241 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    241

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 205 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    205

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 138 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    138

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 104 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    104

  • Robbery

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

    70

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 66 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    66

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 61 reported cases of Arson.

    61

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 54 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    54

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 53 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    53

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 7 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    7

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 5 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    5

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Frankston there were 1 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Frankston

    1 in 107

    In 2023 in Frankston your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 107

  • 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

  • Frankston

    1 in 27

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

  • 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 Frankston rank in crime?

Frankston lga is ranked 40/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Frankston a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Frankston?

The top crime types in Frankston are Theft, Breaches of orders, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Frankston?

3,152 Theft cases were reported in Frankston in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Frankston?

Crime in Frankston has increased by 16.41% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Frankston in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Frankston?

The least safe suburb in Frankston is Sandhurst, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Frankston?

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

Where are Frankston crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Frankston by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Sandhurst, Frankston South and Skye (Vic.).


Suburbs in Frankston

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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