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Crime rate in Horsham, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 55/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    20,461

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    4,569.21 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,785

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    87.24

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    278

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

  • Property Crimes
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    630

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    13.59

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    30.79

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    63.98%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    54.93%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Horsham crime trends

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Horsham crime compared

Top crime types in Horsham:


  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 412 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    412

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 273 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    273

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 241 reported cases of Property damage.

    241

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 239 reported cases of Theft.

    239

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 141 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    141

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 75 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    75

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 72 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    72

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 66 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    66

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 60 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    60

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 59 reported cases of Deception.

    59

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 45 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    45

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 26 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    26

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 23 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    23

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 14 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    14

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 13 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    13

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 9 reported cases of Arson.

    9

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 5 reported cases of Robbery.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 5 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    5

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 4 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Horsham there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Horsham

    1 in 74

    In 2023 in Horsham your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 74

  • 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

  • Horsham

    1 in 32

    In 2023 in Horsham your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 32

  • 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 Horsham rank in crime?

Horsham lga is ranked 55/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Horsham a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Horsham?

The top crime types in Horsham are Breaches of orders, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Horsham?

412 Breaches of orders cases were reported in Horsham in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Horsham?

Crime in Horsham has increased by 11.77% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Horsham in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Horsham in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Horsham?

The least safe suburb in Horsham is Clear Lake, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Horsham?

The safest suburb in Horsham is Drung, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Horsham crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Horsham by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Clear Lake, Wonwondah and Brimpaen.


Suburbs in Horsham

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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