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Crime rate in Mount Gambier, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 58/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    27,354

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    72.39 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,718

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    62.81

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    505

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,134

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    18.46

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    41.46

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    75.05%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    70.02%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Mount Gambier crime trends

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Mount Gambier crime compared

Top crime types in Mount Gambier:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 602 reported cases of Theft.

    602

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 491 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    491

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 322 reported cases of Property damage.

    322

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 210 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    210

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 44 reported cases of Deception.

    44

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

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

    29

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    8

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 6 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    6

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 5 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    5

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Mount Gambier

    1 in 54

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 54

  • 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 Gambier

    1 in 24

    In 2023 in Mount Gambier your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 24

  • 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 Gambier rank in crime?

Mount Gambier lga is ranked 58/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Mount Gambier a safe lga?

Mount Gambier lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Mount Gambier?

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

What is the most reported crime in Mount Gambier?

602 Theft cases were reported in Mount Gambier in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Mount Gambier?

Crime in Mount Gambier has increased by 9.92% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Mount Gambier in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Mount Gambier in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Mount Gambier?

The least safe suburb in Mount Gambier is Ob Flat, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Mount Gambier?

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

Where are Mount Gambier crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Mount Gambier by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Ob Flat, Worrolong and Mount Gambier.


Suburbs in Mount Gambier

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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