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Crime rate in Kent, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 14/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    491

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    5,624.58 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    12

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    24.44

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    0

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

  • Property Crimes
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    7

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    0.00

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    14.26

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    0%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    13.68%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Kent crime trends

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Kent crime compared

Top crime types in Kent:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Kent there were 4 reported cases of Theft.

    4

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Kent there were 3 reported cases of Property damage.

    3

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Kent there were 3 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    3

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Kent there were 2 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Kent

    1 in 0

    In 2023 in Kent your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 0

  • 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

  • Kent

    1 in 70

    In 2023 in Kent your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 70

  • 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 Kent rank in crime?

Kent lga is ranked 14/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Kent a safe lga?

Kent lga is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Kent?

The top crime types in Kent are Theft, Property damage, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Kent?

4 Theft cases were reported in Kent in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Kent?

Crime in Kent has increased by 50% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Kent in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Kent?

The least safe suburb in Kent is Pingrup, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Kent?

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

Where are Kent crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Kent by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Pingrup and Nyabing.


Suburbs in Kent

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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