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Crime rate in Hume, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 31/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    243,266

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    472.36 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    13,416

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    55.15

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,695

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

  • Property Crimes
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    6,957

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.97

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    28.60

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    30.18%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    50.3%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Hume crime trends

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Hume crime compared

Top crime types in Hume:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Hume there were 4,792 reported cases of Theft.

    4,792

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Hume there were 1,765 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1,765

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 1,611 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,611

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Hume there were 1,100 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,100

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Hume there were 957 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    957

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Hume there were 767 reported cases of Deception.

    767

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 403 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    403

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Hume there were 375 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    375

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Hume there were 354 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    354

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Hume there were 327 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    327

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 264 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    264

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Hume there were 171 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    171

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Hume there were 108 reported cases of Arson.

    108

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Hume there were 84 reported cases of Robbery.

    84

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Hume there were 83 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    83

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 83 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    83

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Hume there were 78 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    78

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Hume there were 77 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    77

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 7 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    7

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 7 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    7

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 2 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Public security offences

    In 2023 in Hume there were 1 reported cases of Public security offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Hume

    1 in 144

    In 2023 in Hume your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 144

  • 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

  • Hume

    1 in 35

    In 2023 in Hume your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 35

  • 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 Hume rank in crime?

Hume lga is ranked 31/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Hume a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Hume?

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

What is the most reported crime in Hume?

4,792 Theft cases were reported in Hume in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Hume?

Crime in Hume has increased by 4.5% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Hume in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Hume?

The least safe suburb in Hume is Greenvale (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Hume?

The safest suburb in Hume is Somerton (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Hume crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Hume by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Greenvale (Vic.), Attwood and Gladstone Park.


Suburbs in Hume

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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