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Crime rate in Maroondah, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 23/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    135,491

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    74.39 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    6,134

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    45.27

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    712

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,799

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.25

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    20.66

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    19.92%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    29.58%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Maroondah crime trends

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Maroondah crime compared

Top crime types in Maroondah:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 1,803 reported cases of Theft.

    1,803

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 1,301 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1,301

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 670 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    670

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 522 reported cases of Property damage.

    522

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 445 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    445

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 341 reported cases of Deception.

    341

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 198 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    198

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 180 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    180

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 157 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    157

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 115 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    115

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 94 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    94

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 79 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    79

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 59 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    59

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 42 reported cases of Robbery.

    42

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 33 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    33

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 31 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    31

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 29 reported cases of Arson.

    29

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 28 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    28

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 2 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 2 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    2

  • Public security offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 1 reported cases of Public security offences.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in Maroondah there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Maroondah

    1 in 190

    In 2023 in Maroondah your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 190

  • 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

  • Maroondah

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in Maroondah your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 48

  • 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 Maroondah rank in crime?

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

Is Maroondah a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Maroondah?

The top crime types in Maroondah are Theft, Breaches of orders, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Maroondah?

1,803 Theft cases were reported in Maroondah in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Maroondah?

Crime in Maroondah has increased by 5.9% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Maroondah in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Maroondah?

The least safe suburb in Maroondah is Ringwood North, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Maroondah?

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

Where are Maroondah crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Maroondah by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Ringwood North, Croydon Hills and Warranwood.


Suburbs in Maroondah

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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