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Crime rate in Mitchell, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 35/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    49,998

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,960.46 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,773

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    55.46

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    421

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,141

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.42

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    22.82

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    40.24%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    37.22%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Mitchell crime trends

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Mitchell crime compared

Top crime types in Mitchell:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 620 reported cases of Theft.

    620

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 475 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    475

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 414 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    414

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 310 reported cases of Property damage.

    310

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 179 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    179

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 123 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    123

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 115 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    115

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 94 reported cases of Deception.

    94

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 88 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    88

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 88 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    88

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 78 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    78

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 45 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    45

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 39 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    39

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 32 reported cases of Arson.

    32

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 24 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    24

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 20 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    20

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 14 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    14

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 7 reported cases of Robbery.

    7

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Mitchell there were 6 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Mitchell

    1 in 119

    In 2023 in Mitchell your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 119

  • 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

  • Mitchell

    1 in 44

    In 2023 in Mitchell your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • 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 Mitchell rank in crime?

Mitchell lga is ranked 35/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Mitchell a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Mitchell?

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

What is the most reported crime in Mitchell?

620 Theft cases were reported in Mitchell in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Mitchell?

Crime in Mitchell has increased by 10.65% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Mitchell in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Mitchell?

The least safe suburb in Mitchell is Kilmore East, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Mitchell?

The safest suburb in Mitchell is Heathcote South, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Mitchell crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Mitchell by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Kilmore East, Mia Mia (Vic.) and Sunday Creek.


Suburbs in Mitchell

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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