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Crime rate in Greater Shepparton, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 45/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    69,266

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,615.40 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    5,761

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    83.17

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    695

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,345

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    10.03

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    33.85

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    49.5%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    62.37%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Greater Shepparton crime trends

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Greater Shepparton crime compared

Top crime types in Greater Shepparton:


  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 1,274 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1,274

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 1,239 reported cases of Theft.

    1,239

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 680 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    680

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 566 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    566

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 513 reported cases of Property damage.

    513

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 238 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    238

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 221 reported cases of Deception.

    221

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 194 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    194

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 187 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    187

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 142 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    142

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 115 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    115

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 98 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    98

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 96 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    96

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 57 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    57

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 51 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    51

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 39 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    39

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 27 reported cases of Arson.

    27

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 15 reported cases of Robbery.

    15

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 5 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 1 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Greater Shepparton

    1 in 100

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 100

  • 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

  • Greater Shepparton

    1 in 30

    In 2023 in Greater Shepparton your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 30

  • 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 Greater Shepparton rank in crime?

Greater Shepparton lga is ranked 45/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Greater Shepparton a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Greater Shepparton?

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

What is the most reported crime in Greater Shepparton?

1,274 Breaches of orders cases were reported in Greater Shepparton in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Greater Shepparton?

Crime in Greater Shepparton has increased by 2.05% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Greater Shepparton in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Greater Shepparton?

The least safe suburb in Greater Shepparton is Boxwood, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Greater Shepparton?

The safest suburb in Greater Shepparton is Murchison East, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Greater Shepparton crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Greater Shepparton by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Boxwood, Major Plains and Zeerust.


Suburbs in Greater Shepparton

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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