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Crime rate in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    29,297

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    80,911.54 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    6,406

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    218.66

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,666

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,726

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    56.87

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    93.05

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    91.95%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    92.76%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Kalgoorlie-Boulder crime trends

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder crime compared

Top crime types in Kalgoorlie-Boulder:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 1,511 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,511

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 1,181 reported cases of Theft.

    1,181

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 910 reported cases of Property damage.

    910

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 576 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    576

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 567 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    567

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 484 reported cases of Deception.

    484

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 408 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    408

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 387 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    387

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 169 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    169

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 103 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    103

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 58 reported cases of Arson.

    58

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 36 reported cases of Robbery.

    36

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 14 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    14

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder there were 2 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Kalgoorlie-Boulder

    1 in 18

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 18

  • 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

  • Kalgoorlie-Boulder

    1 in 11

    In 2023 in Kalgoorlie-Boulder your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 11

  • 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 Kalgoorlie-Boulder rank in crime?

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

Is Kalgoorlie-Boulder a safe lga?

Kalgoorlie-Boulder lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Kalgoorlie-Boulder?

The top crime types in Kalgoorlie-Boulder are Assault and related offences, Theft, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Kalgoorlie-Boulder?

1,511 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Kalgoorlie-Boulder?

Crime in Kalgoorlie-Boulder has increased by 5.12% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 2023?

There were 2 Homicide and related offences cases in Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Kalgoorlie-Boulder?

The least safe suburb in Kalgoorlie-Boulder is Cundeelee, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Kalgoorlie-Boulder?

The safest suburb in Kalgoorlie-Boulder is Kalgoorlie, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Kalgoorlie-Boulder crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Kalgoorlie-Boulder by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Cundeelee, Kurnalpi and Lamington (WA).


Suburbs in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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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