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Crime rate in Katanning, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    4,055

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,518.18 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    876

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    216.03

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    196

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

  • Property Crimes
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    455

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    48.34

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    112.21

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    91.55%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    94.57%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Katanning crime trends

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Katanning crime compared

Top crime types in Katanning:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 196 reported cases of Theft.

    196

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 165 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    165

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 140 reported cases of Property damage.

    140

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 113 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    113

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 107 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    107

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 51 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    51

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 39 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    39

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 27 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    27

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 22 reported cases of Deception.

    22

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 9 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    9

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 3 reported cases of Arson.

    3

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Katanning there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Katanning

    1 in 21

    In 2023 in Katanning your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 21

  • 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

  • Katanning

    1 in 9

    In 2023 in Katanning your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 9

  • 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 Katanning rank in crime?

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

Is Katanning a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Katanning?

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

What is the most reported crime in Katanning?

196 Theft cases were reported in Katanning in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Katanning?

Crime in Katanning has increased by 13.91% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Katanning in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Katanning?

The least safe suburb in Katanning is South Glencoe, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Katanning?

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

Where are Katanning crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Katanning by crime crime rank and violent crimes are South Glencoe, Moojebing and South Datatine.


Suburbs in Katanning

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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