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Crime rate in Glen Eira, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 20/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    156,845

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    39.92 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    6,480

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    41.31

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    531

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

  • Property Crimes
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    4,380

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.39

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    27.93

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    7.04%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    48.09%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Glen Eira crime trends

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Glen Eira crime compared

Top crime types in Glen Eira:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 2,946 reported cases of Theft.

    2,946

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 865 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    865

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 548 reported cases of Property damage.

    548

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 517 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    517

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 486 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    486

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 315 reported cases of Deception.

    315

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 159 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    159

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 116 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    116

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 94 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    94

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 91 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    91

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 79 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    79

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 59 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    59

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 45 reported cases of Robbery.

    45

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 38 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    38

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 33 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    33

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 31 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    31

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 30 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    30

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 21 reported cases of Arson.

    21

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 3 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    3

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 2 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    2

  • Public security offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 1 reported cases of Public security offences.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Glen Eira there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Glen Eira

    1 in 295

    In 2023 in Glen Eira your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 295

  • 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

  • Glen Eira

    1 in 36

    In 2023 in Glen Eira your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 36

  • 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 Glen Eira rank in crime?

Glen Eira lga is ranked 20/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Glen Eira a safe lga?

Glen Eira lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Glen Eira?

The top crime types in Glen Eira are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Glen Eira?

2,946 Theft cases were reported in Glen Eira in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Glen Eira?

Crime in Glen Eira has increased by 9.96% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Glen Eira in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Glen Eira in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Glen Eira?

The least safe suburb in Glen Eira is Caulfield South, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Glen Eira?

The safest suburb in Glen Eira is Caulfield East, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Glen Eira crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Glen Eira by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Caulfield South, Ormond and St Kilda East.


Suburbs in Glen Eira

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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