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Crime rate in Gosnells, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 70/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    136,471

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    142.71 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    14,734

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    107.96

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    2,631

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

  • Property Crimes
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    7,292

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    19.28

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    53.43

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    77.67%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    80.48%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Gosnells crime trends

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Gosnells crime compared

Top crime types in Gosnells:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 4,661 reported cases of Theft.

    4,661

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 2,317 reported cases of Deception.

    2,317

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 2,049 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    2,049

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 1,481 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,481

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 1,102 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1,102

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 886 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    886

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 822 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    822

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 506 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    506

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 448 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    448

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 291 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    291

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 114 reported cases of Robbery.

    114

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 37 reported cases of Arson.

    37

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 15 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    15

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Gosnells there were 5 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    5

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Gosnells

    1 in 52

    In 2023 in Gosnells your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 52

  • WA

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 48

  • 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

  • Gosnells

    1 in 19

    In 2023 in Gosnells your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • WA

    1 in 19

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • 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 Gosnells rank in crime?

Gosnells lga is ranked 70/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Gosnells a safe lga?

Gosnells lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Gosnells?

The top crime types in Gosnells are Theft, Deception, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Gosnells?

4,661 Theft cases were reported in Gosnells in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Gosnells?

Crime in Gosnells has increased by 17.66% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Gosnells in 2023?

There were 5 Homicide and related offences cases in Gosnells in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Gosnells?

The least safe suburb in Gosnells is Southern River, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Gosnells?

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

Where are Gosnells crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Gosnells by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Southern River, Orange Grove (WA) and Canning Vale.


Suburbs in Gosnells

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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