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Crime rate in Kowanyama, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    1,079

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,555.33 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    367

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    340.13

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    132

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

  • Property Crimes
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    95

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    122.34

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    88.04

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    97.18%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    91.55%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Kowanyama crime trends

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Kowanyama crime compared

Top crime types in Kowanyama:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 131 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    131

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 43 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    43

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 42 reported cases of Property damage.

    42

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 29 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    29

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 23 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    23

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 21 reported cases of Theft.

    21

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 18 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    18

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 18 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    18

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 16 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    16

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 8 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    8

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 7 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    7

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 4 reported cases of Deception.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 3 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 2 reported cases of Arson.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Kowanyama there were 1 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Kowanyama

    1 in 8

    In 2023 in Kowanyama your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 8

  • QLD

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • Kowanyama

    1 in 11

    In 2023 in Kowanyama your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 11

  • QLD

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Kowanyama rank in crime?

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

Is Kowanyama a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Kowanyama?

The top crime types in Kowanyama are Assault and related offences, Disorderly and offensive conduct, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Kowanyama?

131 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Kowanyama in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Kowanyama?

Crime in Kowanyama has decreased by 44.39% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Kowanyama in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Kowanyama?

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

What is the safest suburb in Kowanyama?

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

Where are Kowanyama crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Kowanyama by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Kowanyama.


Suburbs in Kowanyama

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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