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Crime rate in Kingston (Vic.), VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 29/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    153,901

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    90.33 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    8,846

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    57.48

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    844

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

  • Property Crimes
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    5,267

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.48

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    34.22

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    21.73%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    62.58%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Kingston (Vic.) crime trends

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Kingston (Vic.) crime compared

Top crime types in Kingston (Vic.):


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 3,504 reported cases of Theft.

    3,504

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 1,061 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1,061

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 960 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    960

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 769 reported cases of Property damage.

    769

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 763 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    763

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 463 reported cases of Deception.

    463

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 219 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    219

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 209 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    209

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 176 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    176

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 172 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    172

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 140 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    140

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 86 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    86

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 81 reported cases of Robbery.

    81

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 59 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    59

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 56 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    56

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 39 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    39

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 38 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    38

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 34 reported cases of Arson.

    34

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 10 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    10

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 5 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    5

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Kingston (Vic.)

    1 in 182

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 182

  • 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

  • Kingston (Vic.)

    1 in 29

    In 2023 in Kingston (Vic.) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 29

  • 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 Kingston (Vic.) rank in crime?

Kingston (Vic.) lga is ranked 29/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Kingston (Vic.) a safe lga?

Kingston (Vic.) lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Kingston (Vic.)?

The top crime types in Kingston (Vic.) are Theft, Breaches of orders, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in Kingston (Vic.)?

3,504 Theft cases were reported in Kingston (Vic.) in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Kingston (Vic.)?

Crime in Kingston (Vic.) has increased by 18.06% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Kingston (Vic.) in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Kingston (Vic.) in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Kingston (Vic.)?

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

What is the safest suburb in Kingston (Vic.)?

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

Where are Kingston (Vic.) crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Kingston (Vic.) by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Waterways, Aspendale Gardens and Edithvale.


Suburbs in Kingston (Vic.)

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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