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Crime rate in Mareeba, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 68/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    22,880

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    32,557.88 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,978

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    130.16

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    398

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,074

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    17.40

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    46.94

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    73.44%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    76.46%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Mareeba crime trends

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Mareeba crime compared

Top crime types in Mareeba:


  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 539 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    539

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 432 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    432

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 397 reported cases of Theft.

    397

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 393 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    393

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 349 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    349

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 272 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    272

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 250 reported cases of Property damage.

    250

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 64 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    64

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 62 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    62

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 62 reported cases of Deception.

    62

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 50 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    50

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 34 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    34

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 29 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    29

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 26 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    26

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 14 reported cases of Arson.

    14

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 4 reported cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Mareeba there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Mareeba

    1 in 57

    In 2023 in Mareeba your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 57

  • 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

  • Mareeba

    1 in 21

    In 2023 in Mareeba your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 21

  • 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 Mareeba rank in crime?

Mareeba lga is ranked 68/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Mareeba a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Mareeba?

The top crime types in Mareeba are Transport regulation offences, Disorderly and offensive conduct, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Mareeba?

539 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Mareeba in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Mareeba?

Crime in Mareeba has decreased by 1.03% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Mareeba in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Mareeba in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Mareeba?

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

What is the safest suburb in Mareeba?

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

Where are Mareeba crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Mareeba by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Hurricane, Wrotham and Petford.


Suburbs in Mareeba

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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