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Crime rate in Moira, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 33/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    30,617

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    4,044.50 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,759

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    57.45

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    228

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

  • Property Crimes
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    783

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.45

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    25.57

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    34%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    43.66%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Moira crime trends

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Moira crime compared

Top crime types in Moira:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Moira there were 406 reported cases of Theft.

    406

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Moira there were 369 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    369

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Moira there were 226 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    226

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Moira there were 177 reported cases of Property damage.

    177

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Moira there were 175 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    175

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Moira there were 69 reported cases of Deception.

    69

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Moira there were 56 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    56

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Moira there were 53 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    53

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Moira there were 51 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    51

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Moira there were 38 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    38

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Moira there were 36 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    36

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Moira there were 25 reported cases of Arson.

    25

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Moira there were 24 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    24

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Moira there were 20 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    20

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Moira there were 15 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    15

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Moira there were 7 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    7

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Moira there were 6 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Moira there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Moira

    1 in 134

    In 2023 in Moira your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 134

  • 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

  • Moira

    1 in 39

    In 2023 in Moira your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 39

  • 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 Moira rank in crime?

Moira lga is ranked 33/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Moira a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Moira?

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

What is the most reported crime in Moira?

406 Theft cases were reported in Moira in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Moira?

Crime in Moira has increased by 19.42% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Moira in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Moira?

The least safe suburb in Moira is Boosey, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Moira?

The safest suburb in Moira is Lower Moira, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Moira crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Moira by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Boosey, Boweya North and Boomahnoomoonah.


Suburbs in Moira

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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