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Crime rate in Kalamunda, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 39/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    58,764

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    283.37 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    3,327

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    56.62

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    647

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,792

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    11.01

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    30.49

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    55.33%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    54.33%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Kalamunda crime trends

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Kalamunda crime compared

Top crime types in Kalamunda:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 1,067 reported cases of Theft.

    1,067

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 492 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    492

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 369 reported cases of Deception.

    369

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 354 reported cases of Property damage.

    354

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 288 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    288

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 222 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    222

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 162 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    162

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 135 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    135

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 112 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    112

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 76 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    76

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 34 reported cases of Robbery.

    34

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 8 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    8

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 7 reported cases of Arson.

    7

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Kalamunda there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Kalamunda

    1 in 91

    In 2023 in Kalamunda your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 91

  • 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

  • Kalamunda

    1 in 33

    In 2023 in Kalamunda your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 33

  • 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 Kalamunda rank in crime?

Kalamunda lga is ranked 39/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Kalamunda a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Kalamunda?

The top crime types in Kalamunda are Theft, Assault and related offences, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Kalamunda?

1,067 Theft cases were reported in Kalamunda in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Kalamunda?

Crime in Kalamunda has increased by 9.58% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Kalamunda in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Kalamunda in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Kalamunda?

The least safe suburb in Kalamunda is Paulls Valley, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Kalamunda?

The safest suburb in Kalamunda is Forrestfield, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Kalamunda crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Kalamunda by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Paulls Valley, Carmel and Gooseberry Hill.


Suburbs in Kalamunda

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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