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Crime rate in Longreach, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 42/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    3,652

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    40,572.22 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    358

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    98.03

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    34

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

  • Property Crimes
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    106

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.31

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    29.03

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

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    Violent Crimes
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    45.07%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

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    Property Crimes
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    51.71%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Longreach crime trends

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Longreach crime compared

Top crime types in Longreach:


  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 64 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    64

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 56 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    56

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 55 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    55

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 45 reported cases of Property damage.

    45

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 38 reported cases of Theft.

    38

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 34 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    34

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 15 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    15

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 15 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    15

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 11 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    11

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 8 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    8

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 7 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    7

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 6 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    6

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Longreach there were 1 reported cases of Deception.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Longreach

    1 in 107

    In 2023 in Longreach your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 107

  • 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

  • Longreach

    1 in 34

    In 2023 in Longreach your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 34

  • 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 Longreach rank in crime?

Longreach lga is ranked 42/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Longreach a safe lga?

Longreach lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Longreach?

The top crime types in Longreach are Disorderly and offensive conduct, Drug dealing and trafficking, Transport regulation offences.

What is the most reported crime in Longreach?

64 Disorderly and offensive conduct cases were reported in Longreach in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Longreach?

Crime in Longreach has decreased by 16.74% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Longreach in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Longreach?

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

What is the safest suburb in Longreach?

The safest suburb in Longreach is Longreach (Qld), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Longreach crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Longreach by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Ilfracombe, Isisford and Longreach (Qld).


Suburbs in Longreach

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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