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Crime rate in Moonee Valley, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 25/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    121,937

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    48.47 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    6,320

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    51.83

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    618

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

  • Property Crimes
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    3,859

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.07

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    31.65

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    18.11%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    56.74%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Moonee Valley crime trends

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Moonee Valley crime compared

Top crime types in Moonee Valley:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 2,891 reported cases of Theft.

    2,891

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 612 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    612

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 570 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    570

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 517 reported cases of Property damage.

    517

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 420 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    420

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 388 reported cases of Deception.

    388

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 136 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    136

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 127 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    127

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 119 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    119

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 113 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    113

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 91 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    91

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 70 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    70

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 67 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    67

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 53 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    53

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 48 reported cases of Robbery.

    48

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 45 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    45

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 31 reported cases of Arson.

    31

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 18 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    18

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley there were 2 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Moonee Valley

    1 in 197

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 197

  • 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

  • Moonee Valley

    1 in 32

    In 2023 in Moonee Valley your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 32

  • 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 Moonee Valley rank in crime?

Moonee Valley lga is ranked 25/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Moonee Valley a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Moonee Valley?

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

What is the most reported crime in Moonee Valley?

2,891 Theft cases were reported in Moonee Valley in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Moonee Valley?

Crime in Moonee Valley has increased by 4.64% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Moonee Valley in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Moonee Valley in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Moonee Valley?

The least safe suburb in Moonee Valley is Aberfeldie, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Moonee Valley?

The safest suburb in Moonee Valley is Essendon Fields, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Moonee Valley crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Moonee Valley by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Aberfeldie, Strathmore (Vic.) and Niddrie.


Suburbs in Moonee Valley

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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