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Crime rate in Glenelg, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 34/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    20,133

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    6,292.00 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,120

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    55.63

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    173

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

  • Property Crimes
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    374

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.59

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    18.58

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    41.05%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    23.14%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Glenelg crime trends

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Glenelg crime compared

Top crime types in Glenelg:


  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 215 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    215

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 175 reported cases of Theft.

    175

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 168 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    168

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 150 reported cases of Property damage.

    150

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 48 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    48

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 48 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    48

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 47 reported cases of Deception.

    47

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 43 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    43

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 42 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    42

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 38 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    38

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 36 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    36

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 35 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    35

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 22 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    22

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 21 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    21

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 10 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    10

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 10 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    10

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 6 reported cases of Arson.

    6

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Glenelg there were 5 reported cases of Robbery.

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Glenelg

    1 in 116

    In 2023 in Glenelg your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 116

  • 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

  • Glenelg

    1 in 54

    In 2023 in Glenelg your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 54

  • 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 Glenelg rank in crime?

Glenelg lga is ranked 34/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Glenelg a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Glenelg?

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

What is the most reported crime in Glenelg?

215 Breaches of orders cases were reported in Glenelg in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Glenelg?

Crime in Glenelg has increased by 2.66% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Glenelg in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Glenelg?

The least safe suburb in Glenelg is Lake Condah, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Glenelg?

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

Where are Glenelg crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Glenelg by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Lake Condah, Allestree and Cape Bridgewater.


Suburbs in Glenelg

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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