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Crime rate in Mount Alexander, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 23/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    21,181

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,603.79 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    887

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    41.88

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    69

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

  • Property Crimes
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    556

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.26

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    26.25

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    6.44%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    45.27%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Mount Alexander crime trends

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Mount Alexander crime compared

Top crime types in Mount Alexander:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 251 reported cases of Theft.

    251

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 194 reported cases of Property damage.

    194

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 115 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    115

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 92 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    92

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 67 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    67

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 35 reported cases of Deception.

    35

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 27 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    27

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 22 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    22

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 19 reported cases of Arson.

    19

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 12 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    12

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 12 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    12

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 10 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    10

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 8 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    8

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 7 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 6 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    6

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 4 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 3 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Mount Alexander

    1 in 307

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 307

  • 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

  • Mount Alexander

    1 in 38

    In 2023 in Mount Alexander your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 38

  • 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 Mount Alexander rank in crime?

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

Is Mount Alexander a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Mount Alexander?

The top crime types in Mount Alexander are Theft, Property damage, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in Mount Alexander?

251 Theft cases were reported in Mount Alexander in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Mount Alexander?

Crime in Mount Alexander has increased by 27.44% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Mount Alexander in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Mount Alexander in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Mount Alexander?

The least safe suburb in Mount Alexander is Baringhup West, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Mount Alexander?

The safest suburb in Mount Alexander is Irishtown (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Mount Alexander crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Mount Alexander by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Baringhup West, Lockwood South and Yapeen.


Suburbs in Mount Alexander

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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