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Crime rate in Light, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 23/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    22,405

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,272.54 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    617

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    27.54

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    143

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

  • Property Crimes
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    440

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.38

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    19.64

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    25.96%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    26.96%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Light crime trends

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Light crime compared

Top crime types in Light:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Light there were 224 reported cases of Theft.

    224

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Light there were 136 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    136

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Light there were 132 reported cases of Property damage.

    132

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Light there were 84 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    84

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Light there were 20 reported cases of Deception.

    20

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Light there were 13 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    13

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Light there were 5 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    5

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Light there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Light there were 1 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    1

  • Robbery

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Light

    1 in 157

    In 2023 in Light your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 157

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • Light

    1 in 51

    In 2023 in Light your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 51

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Light rank in crime?

Light lga is ranked 23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Light a safe lga?

Light lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Light?

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

What is the most reported crime in Light?

224 Theft cases were reported in Light in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Light?

Crime in Light has increased by 14.68% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Light in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Light?

The least safe suburb in Light is Ebenezer (SA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Light?

The safest suburb in Light is Morn Hill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Light crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Light by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Ebenezer (SA), Daveyston and Buchfelde.


Suburbs in Light

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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