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Crime rate in Gladstone, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 42/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    63,466

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    9,392.35 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    6,131

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    96.60

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    552

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,344

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.70

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    36.93

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    41.65%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    64.79%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Gladstone crime trends

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Gladstone crime compared

Top crime types in Gladstone:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 1,215 reported cases of Theft.

    1,215

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 936 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    936

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 910 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    910

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 784 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    784

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 523 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    523

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 494 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    494

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 477 reported cases of Property damage.

    477

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 174 reported cases of Deception.

    174

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 151 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    151

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 126 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    126

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 109 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    109

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 106 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    106

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 44 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    44

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 32 reported cases of Arson.

    32

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 27 reported cases of Robbery.

    27

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 21 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    21

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Gladstone there were 2 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Gladstone

    1 in 115

    In 2023 in Gladstone your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 115

  • 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

  • Gladstone

    1 in 27

    In 2023 in Gladstone 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 Gladstone rank in crime?

Gladstone lga is ranked 42/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Gladstone a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Gladstone?

The top crime types in Gladstone are Theft, Drug dealing and trafficking, Transport regulation offences.

What is the most reported crime in Gladstone?

1,215 Theft cases were reported in Gladstone in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Gladstone?

Crime in Gladstone has increased by 6.89% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Gladstone in 2023?

There were 2 Homicide and related offences cases in Gladstone in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Gladstone?

The least safe suburb in Gladstone is Tablelands (Gladstone - Qld), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Gladstone?

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

Where are Gladstone crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Gladstone by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Tablelands (Gladstone - Qld), Machine Creek and Beecher.


Suburbs in Gladstone

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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