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Crime rate in Golden Plains, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 12/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    21,119

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,605.95 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    457

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    21.64

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    47

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

  • Property Crimes
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    256

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    2.23

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    12.12

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    3.62%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    8.25%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Golden Plains crime trends

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Golden Plains crime compared

Top crime types in Golden Plains:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 149 reported cases of Theft.

    149

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 71 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    71

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 64 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    64

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 46 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    46

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 24 reported cases of Property damage.

    24

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 21 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    21

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 16 reported cases of Deception.

    16

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 12 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    12

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 12 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    12

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 12 reported cases of Arson.

    12

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 9 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    9

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 8 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    8

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 7 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    7

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 1 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 1 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Golden Plains there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Golden Plains

    1 in 449

    In 2023 in Golden Plains your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 449

  • 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

  • Golden Plains

    1 in 82

    In 2023 in Golden Plains your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 82

  • 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 Golden Plains rank in crime?

Golden Plains lga is ranked 12/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Golden Plains a safe lga?

Golden Plains lga is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Golden Plains?

The top crime types in Golden Plains are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in Golden Plains?

149 Theft cases were reported in Golden Plains in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Golden Plains?

Crime in Golden Plains has increased by 20.26% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Golden Plains in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Golden Plains in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Golden Plains?

The least safe suburb in Golden Plains is Berringa, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Golden Plains?

The safest suburb in Golden Plains is Durdidwarrah, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Golden Plains crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Golden Plains by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Berringa, Barunah Park and Mount Mercer.


Suburbs in Golden Plains

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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