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Crime rate in Greater Geraldton, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    39,670

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    9,835.53 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    8,518

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    214.72

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    2,271

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

  • Property Crimes
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    4,037

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    57.25

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    101.76

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    92.15%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    93.76%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Greater Geraldton crime trends

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Greater Geraldton crime compared

Top crime types in Greater Geraldton:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 2,011 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    2,011

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 1,732 reported cases of Theft.

    1,732

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 1,389 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,389

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 732 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    732

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 694 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    694

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 673 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    673

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 498 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    498

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 307 reported cases of Deception.

    307

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 200 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    200

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 172 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    172

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 50 reported cases of Arson.

    50

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 48 reported cases of Robbery.

    48

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton there were 12 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    12

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Greater Geraldton

    1 in 17

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 17

  • 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

  • Greater Geraldton

    1 in 10

    In 2023 in Greater Geraldton your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 10

  • 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 Greater Geraldton rank in crime?

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

Is Greater Geraldton a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Greater Geraldton?

The top crime types in Greater Geraldton are Assault and related offences, Theft, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Greater Geraldton?

2,011 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Greater Geraldton in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Greater Geraldton?

Crime in Greater Geraldton has increased by 17.46% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Greater Geraldton in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Greater Geraldton in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Greater Geraldton?

The least safe suburb in Greater Geraldton is Bringo, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Greater Geraldton?

The safest suburb in Greater Geraldton is Karloo, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Greater Geraldton crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Greater Geraldton by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bringo, Burma Road and Bootenal.


Suburbs in Greater Geraldton

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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