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Crime rate in Mount Barker, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 22/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    38,818

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    574.06 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,041

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    26.82

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    253

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

  • Property Crimes
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    691

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.52

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    17.80

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    27.16%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    20.72%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Mount Barker crime trends

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Mount Barker crime compared

Top crime types in Mount Barker:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 423 reported cases of Theft.

    423

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 235 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    235

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 187 reported cases of Property damage.

    187

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 81 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    81

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 65 reported cases of Deception.

    65

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 29 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    29

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 8 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    8

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 8 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    8

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Mount Barker there were 3 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    3

  • Robbery

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

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Mount Barker

    1 in 153

    In 2023 in Mount Barker your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 153

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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 Barker

    1 in 56

    In 2023 in Mount Barker your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 56

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Barker rank in crime?

Mount Barker lga is ranked 22/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Mount Barker a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Mount Barker?

The top crime types in Mount Barker are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Mount Barker?

423 Theft cases were reported in Mount Barker in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Mount Barker?

Crime in Mount Barker has increased by 8.44% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Mount Barker in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Mount Barker?

The least safe suburb in Mount Barker is Jupiter Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Mount Barker?

The safest suburb in Mount Barker is Totness, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Mount Barker crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Mount Barker by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Jupiter Creek, Green Hills Range and Hay Valley.


Suburbs in Mount Barker

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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