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Crime rate in Holdfast Bay, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 42/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    30,481

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    11.13 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,940

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    63.65

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    319

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,516

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    10.47

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    49.74

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    50.91%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    78.87%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Holdfast Bay crime trends

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Holdfast Bay crime compared

Top crime types in Holdfast Bay:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 952 reported cases of Theft.

    952

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 341 reported cases of Property damage.

    341

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 295 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    295

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 223 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    223

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 81 reported cases of Deception.

    81

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 23 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    23

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 11 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    11

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 8 reported cases of Robbery.

    8

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 5 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    5

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay there were 1 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Holdfast Bay

    1 in 96

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 96

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • Holdfast Bay

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in Holdfast Bay your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Holdfast Bay rank in crime?

Holdfast Bay lga is ranked 42/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Holdfast Bay a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Holdfast Bay?

The top crime types in Holdfast Bay are Theft, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Holdfast Bay?

952 Theft cases were reported in Holdfast Bay in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Holdfast Bay?

Crime in Holdfast Bay has decreased by 10.56% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Holdfast Bay in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Holdfast Bay in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Holdfast Bay?

The least safe suburb in Holdfast Bay is Seacliff, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Holdfast Bay?

The safest suburb in Holdfast Bay is Glenelg (SA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Holdfast Bay crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Holdfast Bay by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Seacliff, Somerton Park and Hove.


Suburbs in Holdfast Bay

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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